Bird of Paradise seems sad

I live in Toronto.  I put Bertie (not a very original name I know) outside in my south facing very sunny yard.  But she just doesn’t seem to be thriving.  I was watering her with distilled water when she was…

planters

I live in Windsor. I purchased beautiful geranium mixed planters 3 weeks ago. I kept them in the garage, watered and with a window for light, due to cool temps. I put them out yesterday and now they are wilted…

Choosing the right plants

My garden has shade in the morning and only 4-6 hours of full sun in the afternoon. Should I choose plants suited for full sun because its only exposure is the afternoon hot sun?…