re: overwintering ‘Elephant Ears’

Hello, I had a gorgeous Elephant Ears in a patio pot over last summer, & it grew huge in a shaded area. I wanted to save it indoors over winter, but it’s now weak, pale and spindly, and the stems…

Winter prep

Q1. Can I place cardboard on my garden during the winter? Q2. I have many harvested pepper plants and leaves from the garden. Can I put these on the garden over the winter?…

Overwintering Potted Ornamental Grass Indoors

I have 4 pots of North Wind Ornamental Grass that is 4-5 feet tall. I want to move them in their pots into our heated garage over the winter and I would plan on watering them and leaving the lights…

Over Wintering Boston Ivy

I have an Boston Ivy which is doing great in the summer beside my front door , I want to ask if my front door has a ceiling and Ivy is protected from directly buried in the snow , does…

Mona Lavender

Last year we bought Mona Lavender in 4″ pots (see photo) and planted the garden in late May. It was very happy and grew to about 60-70+cm and flowered all summer. We brought it into the house in October and…

Hardy Hibiscus in containers

Hello I live in Toronto Canada. Can Hardy Hibiscus (perennial) be grown in containers instead of in the ground? If so approximately what size should the pots/containers be? Thanks so much.…

Ranunculus asiaticus

If I plant Ranunculus asiaticus in containers, in the fall do I still have to dig up the tubers or can I just bring the pots into my garage?…