Hillside Black Beauty Bugbane

I am so happy to have found this site! I hope you are able to help. I have 7 of these planted in a row in the front today my house. They are about 4 years old. They love it…

Myrtle Spurge availability

Hello I’m trying to get some myrtle spurge for my front garden but am not having any luck. Do you know of any garden centres that would likely have it some for sale which I could contact? A lot of…

Blue Fortune/Anise Hyssop

Hi, I’m trying to find Blue Fortune/Anise Hyssop with no luck wherever I go. Does anyone know of a garden centre which may carry this amazing perennial?…

Idea for plants along fence?

Hi! I am wondering if you had any suggestions for what to plant on a narrow strip of ground (~14 inches wide) between my fence and the sidewalk. I live in Leslieville and this patch is north-facing. Thanks!…

Wingstem

I had a number of mature wingstem in my garden last summer and fall. I don’t see any coming out. Do they surface late? Also, I collected a lot of wildflower seeds (e.g. wingstem and others). They haven’t been hardened…

Landscaping a flower-bed strip in the front yard

Hello Master Gardeners, I have recently moved to a new place, and in the front yard, I have a long (6m) and narrow (0.5) flowerbed. I would like to plant some evergreen bushes + seasonal flowers. Any recommendations on how…

Maintaining order in the garden

Hi there. I live in Etobicoke, Sunnylea neighbourhood. We have sandy soil here. The area of the garden I am concerned about receives full sun more than 8 hours a day. In the area I have planted Hens and chicks,…

Growing Horsetail in a Container

Can you plant horsetail in a container? It would be a container in front of a west facing wood fence in a North York backyard. How tall would it grow? I’d like to block the fence and the neighbours so…

combine daffodils and hosta?

Hi There I planted some daffodils ( in a garden under a birch tree) last Fall, hoping for some colour in the Spring. Can I plant some hosta with the daffodils and expect both species to do well? Is there…