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 .…

Tulip and Allium Bulbs

Please help! Last summer I dug up my tulip & allium bulbs as they were not producing well anymore. A lot of the bulbs that I dug up were well formed but undersized. Some were normal size and had flowered…

Climbing Idea(s) for Pergola

I live in Zone 4. I have a deck 8 ft off the ground that gets high winds early in summer. I have a corner pergola on the deck and a large planter box below it. It’s south facing and…

Clematis Winter Care

I would like to winterize my two clematis plants. I live in a condo facing east on the 14th level. Each plant is in a resin/plastic tall black container. How do I protect them for over the winter? Do I…

Apple Tree

At Canada Blooms I was at a booth where they demonstrated fruit grafting and received an 18” scion with a gala apple graft. It grew in a pot over the summer and I was told to plant it in fall.…

Star of Bethlehem

Can I “winter” the Star of Bethlehem plants which I bought from a nursery for my summer planters ?…

Overwintering and Pruning

I want to overwinter a passion flower vine and a mandevilla plant in a dormant state. Should I prune them first? If so, how severely should I prune them and do you have any tips to ensure success? Thank you…