Ivory Silk lilac tree and spring freshet

Hello, I have an ivory silk tree I would like to plant closer to the lakeside. It will be at the graveside of my recently departed Newfoundland dog. The soil is very well draining and currently supports large grown oak,…

Chlorosis in Blueberry Plant

Hello! I recently got 2 Blueberry plants, one Pink Icing (ZF06-079) and one Peach Sorbet (ZF06-043), and I noticed that the leaves are not as healthy as I’d expect for this time. I’m concerned they are suffering from some level…

Pelletized lime for acidic lawn and borders

I have one giant Emily Carr-worthy pine in my back yard. The lawn and borders nearby have been bombarded with falling needles in the past few very hot, dry summer months and the acidic soil is thinning the grass and…

Rhododendrons and Azaleas

I live at Bathurst/Steeles (borderline of Toronto and Thornhill) so, maybe, a zone 6 or 5? I want to plant rhodo and Azaleas in my front yard which gets abut 5 hrs of sunlight and a clay soil. Would a…

Hydrangea and Its Changing Colours*

Hello! This is my very first-time gardening! I have heard about how hydrangeas can change colour by manipulating the soil pH (like how it can change from blue to pink), and I find this very interesting. However I have many…