calycanthus floridus propagate

We have an old (>20 yrs) calycanthus floridus thriving in our yard in part shade. We removed the front yard lawn and planted a native pollinator garden and would like to add a specimen as part of the planting design.…

purple coneflower plant in late March

My purple coneflower plants still have many seeds on the dead heads. Can I sprinkle them over pots of soil now and leave them outside? Or should I wait? Or should I don something indoors, which I would rather avoid.…

How does foxtail lily propagate/multiply? *

Hello fellow Gardeners, I’ve been doing research about how to propagate foxtail lilies all over the internet but could not find any info. I just purchased 2 bulbs; one of them looks healthy with some roots, however the other one…

Quick Spreading weed

Could you please identify this weed? It’s quite invasive and spreads quickly. The soil is clay and it is growing in the shade of a cedar hedge! We have not seen a flower. It’s 1 foot tall and wide .…

Dividing hostas

Hello, I am wondering if it is too late in the season to divide hostas. Would it be better to wait until spring and, if so, how early should I do it. Thanks, Lesley…

Transplanting a Poppy Plant to Parry Sound

O We would like to transplant a poppy plant from our garden in Markham to a garden south of Parry Sound. We originally got the poppy from my father in laws property in Scarborough. It managed very well for 6…

Starry false Solomon’s seal from seed

Good afternoon. I have a single plant of Starry false Solomon’s seal. It flowers every year but this year it produced berries which are now bright red. I opened one and there are two beige seeds inside. Are they likely…

Propagation of boxwood

I’m planning to propagate some boxwood cuttings this year but have many questions before I get started. 1. Is it possible to do the entire operation outdoors? I have no greenhouse, and limited space inside. 2. Is it possible (and…