Terrace Container Gardening

I have a large terrace with NW exposure and is sheltered by a 6 foot wall. The condo is in the Beach area of Toronto so very close to the lake. I am looking to make an empty space into…

Overwintering Agapanthus

Hello You sent me some great info about wintering agapanthus in Toronto. At the time my printer wasn’t working so I couldn’t print it out. Now of course I cant find it on my iPad now that the printer is…

Cacti Care

I live in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  My plants are indoors now.  I have divided the Cacti by cutting, letting dry, and replanting.  They did well outside in the summer, but now there is no movement.  Anything I can do to stimulate growth? …

Plant ID Hibiscus

Hello, Kindly help me in identifying this plant? Is this a house plant? May I keep it outside during the summer? When does it normally bloom? Thank you.  …

Overwintering Soil Amendments

As I was assessing my collection of winter ice melters, and salt, I noticed I have some fertilizer left. I have 25 litres of compost, as well as 5 litres of promix and a couple of litres of potting mix.…

Italian Honey Fig Tree

I have an Italian honey fig tree. How do I care for it in the winter time? I understand that they lose all their leaves in winter which is normal. How often should I water this plant and should I…

Apple Tree Seedlings

I grew seven apple seedlings from seeds.  Now in October these seedlings are about three to four inches tall.  What can I do to keep them safe in winter time? Bring them inside or leave them outside for winter ?…

Overwintering Eugenia Topiary

Hello, I have 2 Eugenia topiaries on my front porch ( mostly shade). How do I keep them alive through the winter? I do have a small shed and a bit of space in the garage – am afraid of…

Canna Lilies

Hello, I currently have some canna lilies (I think that is what they are called – please see attached photo) in planters and would like to know if I can store them over the winter to enjoy them again for…

Winterizing Hibiscus

I was given a standard hibiscus which has many blooms on it yet to come out. It stands about 5 ft tall and is in a pot with a 12 inch height and diameter with good rich soil. Is it…