Climbing Hydrangea

I have had a climbing hydrangea on an east facing wall in my backyard for several years. It bloomed a few years ago but has not since. I have had the trees trimmed around it to allow more light, have…

Virgin’s Bower Clematis

Hi I live in Toronto and have planted a native clematis. Although it is a huge vine it has no flowers and I was expecting some before Sept. What can I do to get this blooming? My yard has some…

Clematis – purple blooming now AND climbing roses

CLEMATIS – south sun – at lest 20 yrs old – this year – very sparse blooms and only at the top! Why – have tried to keep alive – admit to not fertilizing much CLIMBING ROSE – already cut…

Is this berry plant poisonous?

This plant was discovered on the property of my workplace. Is this plant poisonous? The soil is more clay like and the area in question gets a lot of sunlight. These berries are still green but one was found and…

Virginia Creeper

I live in Deep River ON and have a rather large yard.  Many years ago, my next door neighbors planted Virginia Creeper on their fence and it has since spread all around my property. What is a good way to…

Perennial Garden on Balcony

I live on the 11th floor in a condo in Brampton facing South .There is another building partially in front of mine . I do receive sun from the west and east. I live in Brampton. Two years ago I…

Honeysuckle to Attract Hummingbirds

Can you please tell me the best honeysuckles for attracting hummingbirds. I am looking for plants that are non-invasive. I enjoy scented honeysuckles, but would sacrifice the scent to attract more hummingbirds. I reside in zone 6a-6b. Thanks…

Wisteria leaves turning yellow

My wisteria plant was doing just fine then got spider-mite, I sprayed it with a mixture of dish soap and water, and now two weeks later it seems not to be growing and the leaves are turning blotchy yellow. I…

Insulated Outdoor Container

I would like to build insulated planters to sit on my outdoor deck in Mississauga, and into which I plan to plant a vine to grow up to the trellis above. (I will provide appropriate support for the vine to…