Yew Slight Discolouration

Recently we had some landscaping work down, including a new bed with shrubs and plants (yews, boxwoods, hydrangeas and a magnolia tree) that were planted at the front of our house (front is east facing). It will be one week…

Oak Sapling

Hi there! I was just gifted two oak saplings that are potted in the same pot. I don’t know much about caring for oak saplings but would love to learn more. I haven’t separated the oak saplings but wanted to…

Flower Baskets

Good morning. I couldn’t resist buying these costco flower planters (mixed flowers)! I have ornamental planters I want to put them into. Am I better to remove the flowers from the plastic containers they came in or is that just…

Tomato plants

Is it ok to plant my tomato plants now May 16th I live in Niagara falls on The weather is supposed to be pretty good from now on No more frost My plants are about 5″ high with a fair…

Lily of the valley

When is the best time of year to seperate and transplant lilly-of-the-valley ti another spot in the garden? Before or after blooming? Or another time?…

Moving Virginia bluebells

Hello, we planted some Virginia Bluebells 3 years ago in our shady native plants front garden. We bought them at a nursery. They were fairly tall and already in bloom. They came up last year, but barely grew more than…

Hellebores

I have a number of beautiful lenten roses, hellebores. I have read up information that differs from person to person, site to site. Is it safe to move them, dig them up and replant in another location? I have heard…

Transplanting Large Emerald Cedar

I was wondering about transplanting an Emerald Cedar that is approximately 12ft Tall. The Emerald was planted next to the front porch when it was about 3ft tall. It is now 6 years later and the 12 ft cedar is…

Tree Transplanting

Is December too late to transplant a tree? The ground is not frozen. Is it better to transplant now while the tree is dormant or is it better to uproot in the spring when the lawn is dry? The tree…