Vines

Can you suggest a vine appropriate to grow on a brick chimney without any special support? I live in the Annapolis valley in western Nova Scotia. Thanks!  …

Mounding Dipladenia

Hello, I am in Toronto and my question is: Can mounding dipladenia withstand hot afternoon sun? I’ve planted there Non-stop begonia and their leaves were scorched. I had to move them quickly. I like dipladenia. Can it tolerate that situation?…

Dog Strangling Vine

I have been hearing about the invasiveness of this vine for some years. It is in all the parks and has now crept across Leslie along the trails and into my garden, so I pulled the shoots last year. I…

Soil removal area

Small Downtown backyard. Want to fill with limestone and gravel, so that paving stones are placed, and have potted plants. Would like to know who can take soil. Have tried the bin or bag method, however lane way cannot be…

climbers

I bought a home in Toronto and was hugely swayed by the wisteria and trump vines that appeared to be so very established. I have yet to see any green on them as of yet and it is now May…

Short hardy vine

My daughter lives in downtown Toronto (Kensington Market area) and has a space 3′ by about 13′ between a sidewalk and a lattice fence she would like to hide. She is very busy and needs something to plant that needs…

Transplanting a Clematis Virginiana

Hello. I live in Toronto. For years we have enjoyed a beautiful vine that has grown from my neighbor’s yard up an electrical pole and onto some wires across our yard. Though it does not sound great it is actually…

Cross breeding a poisonous and non poisonous plant

Hi there! I was wondering what would happen if I crossbred, for example, a cherry tomato plant with a nightshade plant etc. Would the outcome be a non poisonous plant or a poisonous plant? I’m quite interested in the result,…

Vines

My daughter is getting married at the end of July and wants a large quantity of ivy-like greenery on the tables. I have been interested in planting vines along a long stretch of chain link fence and wondered if I…

HOPS GROWING THEM IN ONTARIO

WHAT DO THE HOPS NEED TO GROW IN ONTARIO I NEED SOME HELP I WOULD LIKE TO GROW THEM I;AM A HOMEBREW AND I WOULD LIKE TO TRY WHAT VARITY COULD I GROW I KNOW THERE ARE VINES AND THEY…