Mums – revival?

Hello, in the picture attached are my all-time favorite flowers that I rarely find in Toronto and only Nov – Dec range as cut flowers. By some miracle I found this pot about week ago. The question is: can I…

Regrowing a Dying Rubber Tree from a Cutting

Hello, Earlier this summer I was entrusted with my mother’s 40+ year old Rubber Tree plant (Fred) which was thriving in my backyard. However after some heavy rains while we were away he was flooded and although we repotted him…

Air Layering a Dieffenbachia

This is a question regarding indoor gardening. I have a rather large dieffenbachia and I air layered it in the past, like maybe 10 years ago. What I’m wondering is it too late to do the air layering again because…

Erosion Prevention

I’m in Zone 4b and want to help sustain a bank from further erosion & loss of large trees with exposed hanging roots.. At bottom of bank is very small creek (about 20 feet down). There’s not much more than…

Hoya Flowering?

  I have had a Hoya plant (see photo, looks healthy / keeps growing) for 6~7 years, started with a stem cut. But it has not had any sign of flowering. I had it indoor until about a month ago,…

Received climbing hydrangea cutting

Hello again!! I was given some climbing hydrangea cuttings and would like to know what’s the best possible way to successfully root and plant it. My friend said she has not had any luck growing from cuttings, so she bought…

Plant Identification

I am looking for help with identifying this plant. It is newly emerging (mid April) in a garden bed in Toronto, Ontario. There are many of them, concentrated in one area. The bed is in partial shade under cedars. I…

How Can I Propagate Wild Raspberries?

How can I propagate wild raspberry plants?  I’ve heard you have to dig them up, is there another way? I’m planning to pull a branch and dust the tip with rooting hormone, and put it in a pot.    …

Help for my Hibiscus

My Hibiscus has grown quite wild and I want to find out if there is anything that you can recommend to bring it back to a proper size and actually flower again. Will pruning and transplanting help? Is this the…