Plant ID: white bell-like flower

I took this picture a while ago when traveling. Sorry that I do not have a better image. I would love to know what the white flowers are in the image if identifiable. Many thanks!…

Juglans and foot traffic tolerant groundcover

Hello – looking for options to plant between flagstones in a west facing backyard with a large black walnut tree so quite shady. Planting area under drip line. Scarborough bluffs, so very sandy soil. Many thanks for your advice.…

Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

I cut them back to just above ground level in the spring. They grow very tall, 4 to 5 ft. and they flop in late summer. Staking is not attractive. Full sun. I have not able to confirm this on…

Hardy False Bamboo

Hello, I live in downtown Toronto (the annex) and have seen what looks like bamboo canes growing in someone’s front yard . This fall I noticed quite a lot of them on the front porch(cut off ) . Since I’m…

Plant Selection

Hi, I’m looking for ground covers which are: – flowers in summer (like Chrysogonum virginianum) or fall (like Solidago flexicaulis) – white or pale pink / pale blue flower colour – part to full shade – no more than 1′…

Cutting back for Fall

Hi, I live in Toronto, in what used to be East York. I usually cut back a lot of the plants in the garden, although I do leave some for the birds. Is Oct 11th, Monday of next week, too…

When is a good time to redo landscaping?

Hello, I moved into a new house in Aug and have mostly settled in by now (mid Sept). We want to expand the footpath and put in a raised bed in the front of the house. Is it a good…

Raising garden beds with current native plants

I  have a bed which we dug 2 years ago, and added Anise Hyssop,  Pearly Everlasting and Virginia Mountain Mint.  All of which are doing very well, but the soil in the bed has subsided, and is now 4 ”…

Culver’s Root

Our Culvers Root has grown to about 5ft high and bloomed. To strengthen the plant for next year should we now cut off the top/head or should we leave it alone to die in due course and might the seeds…