• Amaranthus spinosus

    DO THEY GROW WILD HERE IN TORONTO? I HAVE SEEN SOME WEEDS SIMILAR TO WHAT WE EAT AS VEGETABLES BUT AFRAID TO EAT HERE.

  • Vegetables to Plant in June

    I am just starting a vegetable garden now (June 20th), and wonder what types to include in the garden at this late date.

  • Swiss Chard Woes

    Hello, I am planting swiss chard on my backyard of north york for two weeks since I bought them. I do not know why the leaves got yellow recently. Can you please help me?

  • Control of Apple Scab

    Greetings. I saw that there this has been some discussion of the control of apple scab that is clearly on a Macintosh apple tree in our yard (planted three years ago and is/was otherwise thriving; seemed to have about 75 ...

  • Sun and Watermelon

    Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to answer my questions. 1) Is there any device I can buy that will tell me the amount of sun individual spots in my garden get (I am not home most of the ...

  • Diseased Plum Tree

    We have a couple of european prune plum trees in our yard and they've been attacked by a small white bug. It almost looks like dust/ash until you come closer and see... they are leaving an oily film on the ...

  • Fruit Tree Problem

    I'm in mid town Toronto and my peach and apricot trees are barely growing leaves. Seems like a bug has gotten to them but there are a few fruits sprouting. We sprayed it with a natural solution we got from ...

  • Apple Tree Dying

    I'm in Barrie, I have apple tree 8 years old on my back yard. This year tree produce flowers, start to grow fruit and suddenly all leaves and flowers star to dying. Fee branches are dead already. Why this happen, that ...

  • Garlic Mustard or Wild Mustard Flowers – Edible?

    I put several of the white flowers of the wild mustard in some soup and got ill.  I've used the leaves before in pesto and have had no problems. Are the white flowers edible?  

  • Spinach Blight Pest Avoidance or Removal

    I have a tiny backyard in Cabbagetown, Toronto, almost totally turned over to raising vegetables in raised beds. For years my spinach, beets and swiss chard have been destroyed by this (see below)  What is it and what should I ...