Clinging/growing vines for the side of our home

Hi, we live in Vaughan, just north of Toronto, and have been thinking about planting a clinging/growing on the side of our home, closer to the front, so that the vines will only grown onto one side of the front…

Vines for shady courtyard?

Hello Master Gardener! We are hoping you can help us to choose vines for a shade garden. It is bright there all day, but only has direct sun for a short time each day on the north wall. The garden-to-be…

How to deal with Dog-strangling vine

I have a garden that contains a Honeysuckle vine, Vinca groundcover and Lily-of-the Valley, and also something that I originally assumed was milkweed, and thought, “I’ll leave this to grow, and it’ll attract butterflies!”  I now realize it’s Dog Strangling…

Aggressive Ivy in Garden

Hi There, I have boston ivy, virginia creeper and euonymous growing on my fences and they have been spreading across my lawn until there is almost no grass left. I cannot do much about the vines on the fence (as…

Boston ivy with brown spots on leaves

Mature Boston ivy climbing up a wood fence in shade develops brown spots and leaves dry up starting now. Narrow bed is probably poor soil. Has occurred for last 3 yrs. Also there could be tiny white insects. Thanks.…

Vines on a north facing fence

Hi I am looking for a fast growing vine to be able to have privacy. Or an evergreen that can face north and one that is fast growing!…

Propagating Trumpet Vine

There is a Trumpet Vine growing at the back of our church.  How can I grow a new plant from this one for a new location?…

What species of Ivy?

Hi there, I have 2 sides of chain fencing that I want to cover and would love some recommendations as to which species of Ivy or other plants to cover them with. Preferably as fast as possible which is why…