Bleeding Heart in Toronto

Hi, When will a bleeding heart usually start to bloom given healthy conditions in Toronto? When should a new bleeding heart plant be planted. I’m thinking around May 1. Is that right?…

Sedum ‘Coral Reef’ Brown Colour

Hi there. I planted 10 sedum tetractinum ‘Coral Reef’ along my front walkway last year and they have done very well until recently. Nine of them turned copper-coloured at the end of July, while only one remained green. I believe…

Perennial Hibiscus

Can i make tea from the petals of a Perennial dinner plate Hibiscus.…

Propagating Oriental Tree Lilies

My Lily Tree was going to die. I took the upper part into the house, put it in a clear vase, left it on the window ledge. It now has fibrous roots as well as what appears to be 2…

Powdery Mildew on Bee Balm

My Bee Balm has a white substance on all the leaves. Surprisingly it as started to show a few flowers. What do I do to get rid of the residue. Can it spread to other plants in my garden? I…

Hosta Leaves Going Brown

I have 2 hosta that have leaves that have browned and on investigation the whole stem easily pulls away. I wonder with the heat and humidity if its Southern Blight and what fungicide should I use.…

What to plant before and after day lilies bloom

I am considering planting a variety of day lilies in a bed in my front yard that gets full sun. My concern is what to plant before they bloom in July and after the blooms have finished. The bed is…