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…

A question regarding my cactus

I’m sorry I can’t tell you what kind of cactus this is but I’ve had it for several years and have seen the bottom of it turn brown. I was wondering what’s wrong with it and if there is anything…

Fully shaded garden

My neighbour has put up a 12 emerald cedars 3 1/2ft in height on the west side of my front property line that will grow to 15 ft. I have a large 75 year old maple tree in the centre…

Moving a rose bush

My mother in law has a small rose bush that needs to be moved to the other side of her yard. It’s a sentimental rose bush that was planted by my late father in law. My neighbor is doing renovations…

Chinese Elm Hedge

I have a 30ft long Chinese elm hedge that is 5 ft tall. A few of the older trees in the middle died this last winter. Would like to know where I can purchase new plants in toronto. Do not…