Boxwood failure

I am in north oakville with a front garden question that faces East (gets morning sun). I planted boxwoods around a concrete porch 2 years ago in newly provided good soil. They gradually keep dying off one by one and…

Calla Lillies

A friend just gave me a ‘black’ calla lily plant. Can it be planted outdoors? Will it survive the winter in Thornhill?…

Anemones

Would it be safe to transplant anemones now (week of October 29). They are flowering right now.…

Small Emerald Cedars and Newly Planted Boxwoods

We planted 3 emeralds this summer that we bought on sale in 1 gallon pots. Do we need to water them until the ground freezes and burlap them or would they be ok over the winter since they are very…

Hydrangea, Mop Head

I have 2 Hydrangeas MH. 1 is just starting to bloom. The other 1 shows no sign of blooming. With the approaching frost, is there something I should be doing now to protect the plant?…

Pyramidal Cedar Care for Winter

I am in zone 4, and have several stand alone 12 to 14 foot high pyramidal cedars. They are planted along a forest line, but are exposed to winter wind conditions. We are also in a micro climate area with…