Martha Washington Geraniums

I bought two large potted Martha Washington geraniums in the spring of 2019. With the arrival of fall/winter, could you tell me if I can bring them inside the house over the winter? If so, how should I be caring…

overwinter houseplant

I have a few tropicals I grow outside in containers during the season but I don’t have a suitable space to overwinter them (wish I did though!). The cold would otherwise kill them in a few days, but it’s shame…

Sick Mandevilla Plant

I Live in Oshawa. I acquired a Mandevilla In early summer and it flourished on my south facing porch fairly well. I brought it inside in October. I don’t have any spot that provides good natural daylight indoors. I provide…

Winterizing clematis in a deck planter box

Have 17″ x36″ planters 17″deep patio planters with clematis in each. Very small drainage holes in bottom. Live in zone 5. Clematis planted this past spring. They did very well. Climbing up Pergola posts. Not sure how to winterize them.…

Hibiscus tree

Can you please help. I brought my Hibiscus in from outside and it is loosing its leaves they’re turning yellow.…

Overwintering Catalpa Seedlings

Hello, I live in Sudbury, Ontario. Several years ago I was given 3 catalpa trees. Last year one finally flowered and I kept the seeds. I planted them this year and have several seedlings about 2 inches tall. Where should…

Planting cedars in large planter on a deck

Hi there, We are building a large deck and the planter will be a long (trough-like) 18′ long, 2.5′ wide, 2.5 high. I want to plant 7-8 cedars to make a raised privacy fence. We are in the Grimsby area…

Northern White Cedar Winter Care

Once rooting has occurred, I plan to transfer these Northern White Cedar cuttings to 10-inch pots. I will be acclimating them to direct sunlight in early autumn and caring for them in full sun for the following year. I will…

Perennial Garden on Balcony

I live on the 11th floor in a condo in Brampton facing South .There is another building partially in front of mine . I do receive sun from the west and east. I live in Brampton. Two years ago I…

Insulating round pots

I was told that to overwinter perennials in pots, I should insulate the inside of my pots with 1″ styrofoam. However, how could I do this with a round pot, since those insulation sheets aren’t flexible? Do you recommend a…