Transplant fertilizer

I have just transplanted some perennials. Given that it is the end of August, is it too late to use transplant liquid? Also, should I wait until spring to use evergreen fertilizer or can I fertilize now?…

What more should I do to help these rescued peonies?

Recently, I rescued 2 peony plants that had been growing in a nearby lot for years. The house was being renovated and paint had been splashed on them. A worker was about to tear them out and throw them away,…

Transplanting an aruncus

I am in zone 5, in Kingston, ON. 4 years ago I planted 2 astilbes on either side of a purpleleaf sandcherry tree. It turned out that one of the astilbes was actually an aruncus! It is beautiful, but way…

Planting under Japanese Maples

I have a number of lily of the valley and grape hyacinths that I’m looking to transplant elsewhere in my garden. Is it ok to plant either of them at the base of my Japanese maple? If so, should I…