Creating a curved mosaic with ground cover plants

  Hello there! We have a completely enclosed curved 7 x 17ft bed that we would like to plant with groundcover to form curving rows that alternate different, contrasting plants. The idea is to have river rock flowing from a…

Saving my canna lily

I have a canna-lily. Outside it bloomed flowers. I put it inside in a bay window. It kept dying – it was too cold. So I put it by another window. Now its growing new stems. However, in the middle…

Winter storage for agapanthus

How do I store my agapanthus plant  — that was grown outside in Aurora ON., all summer — over the winter .…

Trilliums coming up in October?!

I recently planted several trillium plants (grandiflorum and erectum) that were shared from a friend’s garden. They have been planted under a large linden tree where they get early morning sun but are in fairly dense shade the rest of…

Controlling Common Milkweed

Hello, I am running into a bit of an issue with the more prolific native plants in my garden and my neighbour and was wondering if maybe you or anyone of your members has run into this problem before and…

No Bloom Calla Lilies

Last year I planted calla lilies in the ground, and they bloomed beautifully. I overwintered the bulbs in the basement over the winter, and planted them outside this spring. I had lovely foliage, but no blossoms. I had split them…

agapanthus

Hello where can I buy them in the Toronto downtown area?…

My potted Rex begonias are overgrown

I have 3 varieties of Rex begonias in pots, which they’re now growing out of.  The stalks are almost bare of leaves, except at the ends.  And there are stems, or branches, growing out of the soil. My poor begonias…