Help with something that is eating my perennials

Hello. I have several planting of Jack Frost Brunera and Heuchera (Coral Bells). For the past three or four years, something is eating the leaves. I do not see any signs of aphids on the plants. We think it may…

Advice on plants for a part shade garden

We want to change the look of our garden and was wondering if you provide that type of advice.  We are located in Toronto and our front garden gets partial sun until 1-2 pm and wanted a low maintenance garden…

Daisies Taking Over!

Hi gardening friends ~ This spring, the daisies (possibly shasta, possibly oxeye) in my front garden took over! They’re killing my sedum and other plants. I ripped out 2 leaf bags worth but of course the roots are still in…

Rose or vine for planter

Hello, I have this northeast corner in my backyard; the whole in the ground is only 11” x 22”, so I’m thinking of putting a planter box on it. I’d like to put a plant in the corner, ideally a…

Coneflower

I recently bought 2 potted coneflowers in April. One already had 2 fully bloomed flowers when i bought the container. They would wilt during the day and get better in cooler evenings/overnight. I thought it needs to be transplanted, so…

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…