Lavender: Is it Fine to Cut Back Mid Summer?

Hello, After enjoying this English lavender, now I already see them changing in the color … I’m wondering if I should prune now although I was planning to prune it late in summer. *Located in the eastern Ontario *I have…

Clivia Problem

Hello, I’ve had this clavia problem for a few years. I’ve treated it with Sulphur Dust because I thought it might be rust, but it didn’t help. It’s indoors in a north facing room, about 2ft diameter, and gets watered…

Rose of Sharon (Purple Ruffles) Hibiscus syriacus

My neighbour gave me two ROS plants in original pots from a nursery before moving out last summer. I left them on my deck and they lost their leaves in the Fall. To avoid them freezing I brought them inside…

Indoor Oak seedlings when to plant outside

I have been successful at planting 20 acorns from two different oak tree I starting in September collecting acorns refrigerated then until November where I transplanted after germinating I now have 20 plants ranging from 4 to 12 inches All…

Overwintering large Rio Dipladenia in container

I have a lovely full blossom Rio Dipladenia in an outdoor container. It is too big to bring indoors to overwinter. Could I take the bulbs out of the soil and store the bulbs over the winter. If not, can…

Lemongrass

If I bring my lemongrass in over the winter and cut it back should I let it go dormant in the basement as I do successfully with other perennials? Thank you.…

Growing balloon flowers from seed

I have successfully grown very small balloon flowers from seed and wonder if I bring them in during the winter or leave them outside…,they are in a flower box with a good depth of earth…

Watering winterized roses

Hello, I keep seeing that potted roses still need to be watered in winter if they dry out? I am wondering a few things and am hoping I might get a answer here: 1) Is the snow not enough to…