Winter care for a young magnolia

I planted my babe last May. I took proper care over all this time. Now it is time to cross fingers. I live around High Park In Toronto. I also read that mulch and a Bilbao May help to take…

bring basil plant inside

I brought in my basil plant from the balcony a few weeks ago. Its thriving and doing fine but since I brought it inside. It’s been deteriorating. the leaves are dropping, some are turning brown. I placed it on the…

Growling lily trees on balcony

Hello. I’d like to plant a few lily trees on my balcony. I am on the 5th floor facing south. There’s quite a bit of sun during the winter and a bit of wind cover from the west. I have…

Red current bushes

How to maintain, trim for wintering, red current, and black current bushes. We use the fruit. Southern Montreal Thank you morning sun…

Honeysuckle vines

I have two planters in a sunny spot on my porch with this plant in it , a few weeks ago the bottom leaves started to get kind of spotty and yellow and fall off, it had been growing really…

Overwintering Fig Trees

A friend has fig trees in pots and puts them in his garage over winter. His garage is attached to his house. Would fig trees survive a Scarborough winter in a detached garage?…

Overwintering Emerald Cedar Tree in a Pot

I live in Northern Ontario. Can Emerald Cedar tree survive in it’s pot over the winter and how should I winterize the tree. If the tree will not survive, what should I do to until I can plant it in…

Trilliums coming up in October?!

I recently planted several trillium plants (grandiflorum and erectum) that were shared from a friend’s garden. They have been planted under a large linden tree where they get early morning sun but are in fairly dense shade the rest of…

Overwintering Maiden Grass in Containers

This spring we planted maiden grass graziella in many containers around our patio. We know that this is a perennial that would normally return every year if planted in the ground. Our experience last year was that the grasses didn’t…