Lilac shrub root-bound and not growing

I have a lilac bush in a container. whicvh i had planned to put into the ground this year. but it is not doing well.. the other lilacs are way ahead with their growth and leaves and flower heads forming.…

Hellebores

Just bought 2 potted plants of hellebores at TBG today, Apr 8th and wanted to know when is a best time to transplant them to the ground? Should I do it now or later? If later, should I keep the…

Fruit tree planted in old septic field

Hi, There is an old septic system on my property wherein the tank was filled. Didn’t think that there would be a bed for it since it is over a hundred-year-old house and there is now a sewer hookup. Long…

Transplanting bulbs

Hi there, I am in zone 6b and have a clay soil. This year I had many diseases present in the garden, botrytis, blight, powdery mildew, maybe downy mildew etc. I am planning to plant tulips, daffodils, muscari, iris reticulata…

Transplanting a weeping redbud

I put in a weeping redbud 2.5 years ago. It has grown very strongly, and is now about 7′ tall and 3.5′ across. I want to move it next spring. Is it now too established to made that reasible?…

Transplanting a Poppy Plant to Parry Sound

O We would like to transplant a poppy plant from our garden in Markham to a garden south of Parry Sound. We originally got the poppy from my father in laws property in Scarborough. It managed very well for 6…

Can I move a big hydrangea?

Hi. We have a big hydrangea in the backyard. It is about two meters high from the soil to the tips of its leaves. The “ball” of leaves and flowers alone is about 120 cm in diameter. The stalks and…

Transplanted Siberian iris

Hello Last September I divided an old clump of Siberian iris and moved the new clumps into a sunnier spot in the garden. This year, neither the old or the new clumps flowered although the leaves look beautiful! What should…

Transplanting plants from a termite zone

Hi there. I live in Toronto east beach district. In 3 weeks I am moving to northern Ontario. The beach is a termite zone. I would like to take a few plants from my garden with me particularly my dads…

Saving daffodil and tulip bulbs.

Last winter I planted daffodil and tulip bulbs in pots and overwintered them in my shed. This spring they bloomed nicely. I’ve removed the spent bulbs with foliage attached from the pots. Now what should I do, please?…