• 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 ...

  • Hire Custom Organic Gardener

    How can I hire someone to grow me organic food from seed I provide?  

  • Tree Disease

    My plum tree has many fruits on it that are white enlarged and empty or hollow. The fruits are not ripened yet , we live in northern Alberta, the weather has been pretty normal for here.Clay soil, we have had ...

  • Edible or Poisonous?

    Hello there - I've found these potential grapes/leaves growing in my backyard where I live in southeast Michigan. We've just moved here so I'm not sure if they were planted and intentional or if they are wild. They are growing ...

  • Vegetable garden – where are the pollinators?

    I've got a variety of edibles, tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and beans, all but some of the tomatoes in containers. They get enough sun, have good leaf growth so far. I am not seeing a lot of fruit, e.g. brandywine tomatoes ...

  • Nanking Cherry not Fruiting

    I planted two Nanking cherries in 2013. They have grown well and are now 5 ft tall and around. The past two years they had wonderful flowers but no fruit. Can you help me understand why and if ...