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…

Norfolk pine in Canada

I’ve been growing and tending to my Norfolk pine for almost 13 years, changing its soil and pots and watching it grow. It has reached the height of 10 feet and no longer fits into our house comfortably. I’ve taken…

Saving a white pine sapling

My white pine sapling doesn’t look to great- the ends of the needles are turning brown and I think its dying- I really hope to save it. Over the winter it was kept at the back of the house in…

Hardiness of Hydrangea

Hi, I am new to Toronto. Recently I was given a Hydrangea plant full of Blue Coloured Blooms. There was no name of the type of Hydrangea [species] The plant is about 5 to 6 inches tall. I have cut…

Hardy roses suggestion for balcony

Hi there, I’m reading a lot of gardening blogs and forums, watching gardening YouTubers, etc., but I can’t, till this date, figure out which rose is best for my specific situation. I live in GTA zone 6 and I’m looking…