Storing Bean Seeds

I’ve collected seeds from beans that I grew this past summer and want to use them next summer. Should I refrigerate them or keep them in a cool, dry place?  …

Plant Identification

Hi This plant has been there for years, flowers late in the season with extremely fragrant white flowers and this year, for the first time every, set seed. But what is it? We need to look up how to start…

Apple Tree Seedlings

I grew seven apple seedlings from seeds.  Now in October these seedlings are about three to four inches tall.  What can I do to keep them safe in winter time? Bring them inside or leave them outside for winter ?…

Poppies

After the flowers die in late spring and the poppy heads dry up with the seeds in them, do next year’s flowers come from these seeds falling to the ground? Or do next year’s flowers come from the small plants…

Growing Guava

Where can I find guava seeds or leaves? I wish to grow the plant.…

Shelf life for seeds?

Recently, a food and wine pairing prompted me think that I need more spice in my life. Tasting a leek or chive stalk, remaining in the garden after I was going to mulch it over, made me reconsider vegetable gardening,…

What to do with very large Wisteria vine?

Hello ! I’m calling to ask what we should do with the hundreds and hundreds of beans hanging off our Wisteria vine?  It’s at least 10 years old, or older, and it produces a huge amount of these mahogany-coloured beans,…

Lupins

I am growing lupin seedlings under lights. When can they be planted out in South East Etobicoke? Can they tolerate light frost like pansies?…

Will old seeds germinate?

I have several packets in a tin of seeds, some of which were quite expensive.  I hate to throw them away.  Some are three to four years old. Any guidelines?…