Planted Lemon Seeds in a Pot

the lemon plant is getting big. I transplanted once already to a bigger pot and the plant has been outside all summer, its getting big. My question is: can this plant be left outside in a pot during the winter.…

China aster

Hi I just bought 3 pots of aster reine marguerite (white,pink and purple) from Home Depot (they still have them). I thought they are perennials because 5 years ago I bought Aster (dark purple) and it has been coming every…

Overwintering Rosemary

Can a Rosemary plant in the garden survive winter in Toronto and how to protect it in winter? Thanks.…

Boxwood hedge

We are a condo building in New Market where the developer planted a boxwood hedge along the sidewalk and driveway. Both are heavily salted or using a salt substitute. The hedge is now almost completely brown. We are being asked…

Overwintering a Juniper Bonsai Tree

Hi there! I was given a Juniper bonsai tree as a gift last week and I was hoping to get some overwintering advice, as it is my first bonsai tree. From my research I know that normally a Juniper bonsai…

My Fuchsia is Dying

My fuchsia is dying and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. I water it once a week, it never sits in water. It’s on the western side of the house getting indirect light. I’ve noticed some white bugs, mold?…

Indoor Climbing Plant

I have attached 2 photos. First, a closeup of the leaves and second, the whole plant which, I presume, is a hibiscus vine. When I inherited Mr. Hibiscus, he was root bound, terribly tangled and very thirsty, but had a…

Fig Plant in Unheated Tunnel Greenhouse

Hi, I have a some fig plants in pots in a home made unheated tunnel greenhouse. I have a thermometer inside which went down to -4 degrees Celsius. My greenhouse set up is as follow: Hoop tunnel with cardboard on…

Eugenia Topiary

I have a Eugenia topiary outside in a large urn; it can freeze here in Portland Oregon.  Temps can get down to 30 degrees F (-1 C)  some nights.  I covered it with plastic last night, will this protect it?  …

Staking Rhododendrons

Our new Rhododendron garden is in a pretty windy patch of the garden and is it possible to have someone help us with the staking and covering them for the winter? we live in Mississauga .…