Drought Tolerant Perennials: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Perennials are plants that renew themselves each year growing from their hardy roots. Although there are woody perennials, such as trees and shrubs, the plants most people refer to as perennials are herbaceous plants that die back to the ground…

Perennials for Full Sun: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

What is a Perennial? Perennials are hardy, ornamental plants that live for at least 3 years and die back to the ground each winter in colder climates. Most perennials bloom in the second year after seeding; however, there are now…

Mildew and white worms on phlox

My purple phlox suffered from mildew in the late summer/fall, plus what appeared to be a small, about 1/4 inch long fat white grub or bug on the underneath side of the leaf. Can you please advise on what this…