Overwintering Maiden Grass in Containers

This spring we planted maiden grass graziella in many containers around our patio. We know that this is a perennial that would normally return every year if planted in the ground. Our experience last year was that the grasses didn’t…

Unidentifiable Shrub

I planted this shrub five years ago and it has never flowered. Any ideas what it is? It came from Vesey’s Nursery labelled as dwarf Joe Pye weed!

Identification of a wonderful plant

I’ve transplanted this anywhere needed in the garden in any soil conditions, but don’t know its name. It looks like the stem has been ‘threaded’ through a hole in the leaf.  

After care for variety of flowers planted

Hello there, below is the list of plants we planted this week. We are looking for care directions for each one of these along with type of fertilizer, bloom time and disease control info. I tried google but it doesn’t…

What to do with very large Wisteria vine?

Hello ! I’m calling to ask what we should do with the hundreds and hundreds of beans hanging off our Wisteria vine?  It’s at least 10 years old, or older, and it produces a huge amount of these mahogany-coloured beans,…

What kind of plant is this?

Hi, I am in North York and new to gardening and looking to plant some perennials in my front lawn in an area surrounding a cherry tree. I’ve already started to plant some hostas. There is a plant I’ve seen…

Dividing Perennials: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Many, but not all, perennials benefit from division after they have grown for a number of years. This gardening guide describes the common gardening practice of perennial division, including why, when and how to divide your plants. You can replant…