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?…

Rugosa rose bushes

Hello. I have very thorny rose bushes along my shore. I am at a lake north of Toronto. I think they are called rugosa. After flowering, they produce berries. We cut them about 1/3 of the way back last year…

lacecap hydrangeas

I was out in Vancouver and noticed these beautiful hydrangeas with a flat flower. Googled and found out they are lacecaps. I live in Oshawa (just east of Toronto) and would like to find and grow some. Is this a…