Tulip Tree Seedling*

Our backyard tulip tree sprouted an offspring, around 5 metres away from the parent trunk. Our yard is too small to accommodate a second adult tree so we’d like to find a new home for the baby. We can’t think…

Shrub Cuttings *

I have cuttings (forsythia, boxwood) I planted in soil pots Sept 10, they should be rooted by now.  Should I leave them in the pots for the winter or should I plant before the ground freezes? Also can I bring…

Hydrangea Cuttings *

Hello, My mother, who lives in St. Catharines, Ontario (Niagara Region) would like to give me a cutting of her hydrangea to grow in my garden here in Toronto (I live in Cabbagetown). She does not know the exact name/variety…

Very old pear tree sucker*

Hello, I had an old pear tree in our back yard taken down last year because of carpenter ants rotting the trunk. The tree must have been there a long while because it towered over our three storey house. We…

Cuttings of Crown of Thorns plant *

Howdy, I recently cut some branches of my crown of thorns plant and I’d like the cuttings to grow roots…previously I’ve done this just by sticking the cutting in a cup with water, but this time I don’t know if…

Snake plant propagation*

Hello. I am propagating a snake plant in water. I have 6 long leaves in water, which are starting to form roots. When I pot these leaves, can I pot them all in the same pot, as if it was…

Next steps after Propagating Rubber Tree*

I’ve propagated a rubber tree cutting from a plant at work. It has finally sprung quite to life and is opening up many new leaves. It is about a foot tall. I am wondering at what point I should cut…

Kalanchoe propagation *

Hello. I have what looks like a Kalanchoe pumila plant. I want to make stem cuttings but I am not sure where to cut since the leaves grow all the way to the bottom of the stem. Do I take…

Affordable way to provide succulent wedding favors*

Hi I am planning to provide wedding favors in the form of small potted succulents, like the ones in the image that I attached. Our wedding date is Nov 5, so we have some time before we need these favors.…