Plant Identification

Hi This plant has been there for years, flowers late in the season with extremely fragrant white flowers and this year, for the first time every, set seed. But what is it? We need to look up how to start…

Moving a Garden in the Fall

Hello :) I have a time-sensitive question and would greatly appreciate your help. We are moving within the next couple of weeks from the suburbs to the country side. We did not expect to move so I had my garden…

Hostas

Can hostas be transplanted in November?…

Different Types of Lavender

London On area. I have a row of lavenders in my garden. They bloom at different times of the season. One has a compact growing structure and the other has a sprawling unruly growing habit (it is in bloom now).…

Japanese Anemone- Winter Care

Hi! I’ve planted a Japanese Anemone this June. It’s growing slowly but I think didn’t reach the expected size yet. It also didn’t flower. I planted it in the side of my entrance which is a shady area most if…

Planting perennials in root bound soil

I have a small back yard that is surrounded by lots of trees. Even perennials such as hosta are doing poorly. Do you recommend that I plant them in pots in the soil with room for the roots to grow…

Horseradish

Horseradish is a beautiful plant as well as delicious but it’s under soil creeping roots have new plant shooting up in neighbouring plant beds as well as overtaken the garden space. I am seeking a method to eliminate the horseradish…

Mildew on peony leaves

My peony leaves got mildew on them and treatment didn’t work. This plant is in a winterized pot and new to me this year. Should I cut off all the leaves and throw them out to reduce chances of the…

When to plant perennials

Hi, With Fall here, I think I’m supposed to be planting perennials that will then be in the ground ready for Spring. Is this correct? I’m completely confused; there’s so much information out there but so much of it is…

Heuchera

I understand that heuchera is a good choice for a shade, moist location in Toronto. I am looking for the brightest red foliage available and have found fire alarm and fire chief. Do have other or better suggestions?…