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Troublesome crabgrass(Photo from Flickr by Pollyalida)

How can I eliminate crabgrass?

Judith Adam

How can I eliminate crabgrass? Unfortunately with this year’s drought the only thing growing is crabgrass. So far, I have been digging it out.

Amaryllis in bloom (Photo from Flickr by Maja Dumat)

How to overwinter amaryllis?

Dugald Cameron

I stopped watering my amaryllis at the beginning of September as usual. As I was about to store them, they started growing new flower stems! I have been growing amaryllis for 20 years and this has never happened. What should I do?

New Guinea impatiens will provide some flower colour in shady areas. (Photo by Proven Winners)

What are suitable plants for windy balconies?

Beckie Fox

What are suitable plants for a windy north facing fifth floor balcony in Toronto (zone 6)? I am looking for plants that can withstand the wind, and can do reasonably well without much direct sunlight.

Pothos plant (Photo by Pixabay)

Why aren’t my pothos plants growing?

Judith Adam

I planted cuttings of my variegated pothos that had been rooted in water. That was over a year ago and they have not grown a centimetre.

Rose slug damage (Photo by Wikipedia)

How to eradicate rose slug sawflies?

Judith Adam

How to eradicate rose slug sawflies? Each year they devastate my roses, and this year they added Mountain Ash to their menu. I try and keep up by picking them off daily, and I spray with the appropriate bug spray. Even so I cannot keep up. The Mountain Ash is now a skeleton, except for a few of the lower branches!