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…

Peppercorn Plant

I’d like to grow a black pepper corn plant indoors.  I understand it’s an annual vine. Where can I purchase seeds?    …

Small Yellow Bumps on Outdoor Flowering Vine

  One of my outdoor plants – a flowering, climbing vine – started to show some tiny little yellow bumps growing on the vines and leaves. I’ve attached two photos. I’m not sure what these bumps are, or what they…

Virginia Creeper Overtaking Garden in Toronto

I am pulling out tons of Virginia Creeper off of Apple tree, fence and garden and want to know how to dispose of it. I do not think it should go out in a garden paper waste bag, or out…

Stubborn Mandevilla

I bought a mandevilla last summer, overwintered by pruning back and keeping in a cooler but sunny window, hardened it off before placing it in a morning sun place. Fed it fertilizer and even tried the age old epsom salts…