Boston Ivy

Presently I have Boston Ivy on my garage and I love it. I am erecting a fence along my lot line which will connect or join with my existing fence. I want to cover the new wood fence also with…

North Facing Shrubs

What shrubs would grow against a north facing wall. This is the back wall of a garage, which is quite empty and I’d like a larger shrubs. The planting area is 9′ wide and 3-4.5′ deep. I think a pyramidal…

Grapes tree/vine

Hello, we have a tree that borders a swamp near the Peterborough area. There is a tree approx 20 ft high and then vines that run along a fence line. Are these grapes edible? Have other photos if you want…

Ivy

For many years ivy has flourished on my large house. Now, the ivy continues to grow well on the west facing side of my house. However from the right center of the house, and all along the east side of…

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…