• Out of Control Raspberry Canes

    A portion of our yard is overgrown with raspberry canes which I tried pulling (roots and all) but they persist. We have an abundance if periwinkle on the property and my question is, might pulling the canes once more and planting ...

  • Crabapple Trees

    I have three crabapple trees that bloomed beautifully in the spring but I've noticed that they didn't leaf out nicely. The leaves seem to be really small. The tree looks sparce. They actually look sickly. I've noticed that of other ...

  • The Purple Prince

    I have a Purple Prince Crab apple tree approx. 15 years old. This season especially, the leaves have been hit with a brown marking and are falling off very fast. The best I could find on the net was "apple ...

  • Growing Zuccini, No Female Flowers

    I have deep wood container boxes. They are large 8ft by 5ft about. I am in Haliburton. I have planted zuccini two years in a row and get lots of only male flowers. The stem of the plant coming out ...

  • Makamik Tree

    Hi, My makmik is roughly 12 years old. It has been well until this year. It has been regularly pruned and the last pruning was fall 2016. Never removing more than a third. Flowered well this spring but has not looked ...

  • Are My Cucumbers Okay?

    I bought heirloom seedlings, and looking at the attached photos it looks like the main stem has a webbing as well as the baby and adult cucumbers. I am not sure if this is a disease, or just ...

  • Sawdust as Mulch for Raspberries

    can you use sawdust for mulch around raspberry plants

  • Chard- Drying Out? Insect Damage?

    HI, I'm in Toronto, the chard is growing in a raised garden bed. I've built up the soil using compost, sheep manure and black soil. There is a garden wall to the East that puts the bed in shadow until ...

  • Lavender

    Are all types of lavender safe to use in cooking?

  • Problematic Rosemary

    This is a first year rosemary plant (my five year old bush died in the winter ) and is presently outside. I noticed these yellow and black areas on ...