Overwintering small patio-sized clematis still in a pot

Good afternoon I purchased a small clematis bijou at the plant sale this spring at TBG. It has flowered twice [still one flower left]. It is sheltered on my deck. I’m wondering how to overwinter it. Can I repot it…

Overwintering lavender, daisies and herbs

I have 2 pots of lavender and also 2 pots of daisies (perennials) and I want to store them for winter inside. I have a basement which is heated just a little bit but there is another door going to…

Best winterberry

Being Christmas and looking forward to future Christmases, I am interested in planting a Winterberry. Since space is not an issue, what variety would be best in sandy soils with a Barrie climate. I am interested in using the berries…

Overwintering perennials

Please advise if and when should I be moving the following potted plants to the garage over the winter: 1) Hosta. 2) Hens & Chicks. 3) Perennial Dwarf Sweet William. Thanks.…

Pruning climbing rose

My climbing rose has grown some very long canes after pruning after the first flowering. It is now going into fall and there are a few shoots that are very long and might break off in winter. Can I cut…

canna lilies in winter

I am wondering if I can just bring my canna lilies (planted in pots) inside for the winter, and use them as a house plant, then put back outside in spring?…

Endless Summer Hydrangea (Mopheads)

I have 10 Endless Summer hydrangea plants (7 are over three years and three are over one year). Only two had blooms this year. Last year all but one had A LOT of blooms. I live in Ottawa and we…

Growing agapanthus

Is it practical to grow agapanthus in Toronto area, either using a hardy species or by wintering it indoors?…

Overwintering chrysanthemums

Should outdoor chrysanthemums be cut down after flowering in the fall? If so, to what height. My plant is still flowering and is about 3 feet high. Also, should the¬†plant be hilled up for the winter. It was originally…