Bulbs and irrigation conundrum

the companion perennials (planted right next to the bulb) are watered by drip. poor bulbs – they are too . sad … soggy … bulbs…

How to completely remove grass

Hi, I have many perennials in my yard and want to remove grass and weed completely. My understanding is the safest way is to cover the yard with newspaper and mulch for winter time. The question is, do I cover…

Tulips vs Sedum Goldmoss Stonecrop (yellow star)

Hi I planted Tulips bulbs 7 years ago and they have been coming every Spring no problem. Last year, I planted Sedum goldmoss ground cover in that area. Right now, I do not see any sign of Tulips where the…

Tulips

Can I gently dig up tulips just as they start to come up in the Spring and transplant to another site in my garden. I have a mixture of colours and I want to put the same colours together, but…

Where can I buy tulips/bulbs in the GTA?

Hello, We would like to grow tulips in our front garden. I have tried all my local nurseries and none keep tulips. Do you know where I can buy tulips from? Appreciate your guidance.…

Tulip blight – Botrytis tulipae

Nearly all of my tulips got Botrytis tulipae this year.  I am cleaning up the area and won’t be planting tulips in the same location for a few years.  My question is whether or not it’s safe to plant other…

Mystery plant and mystery tulip muncher

The picture is of a plant with red, fleshy stalks and early blooming yellow flowers. I haven’t been able to identify it and thus know whether to eradicate it as there are a few in our Urban garden in Peterborough.…

Rabbits ate the tips of my tulip bulbs

I planted tulip bulbs in fall 2018. This spring I saw them start growing and have about 3″ of growth when rabbits or something chewed off all growth. The bulbs still grew about another 3″ and the rabbits chewed off…

Spring bulbs, Daffodils and Tulips

I’ve planted daffodils each year for the last 4 years. The first year, they look great; the second year, there are half as many and the third year they’re often gone altogether. I have even less luck with tulips, many…