• Soil for container gardening (Jean)

    Good Morning, After a weekend of getting my container garden all set up I am fearful I have used the wrong soil! I used Vigoro 3 in 1 Garden mix.....a blend of Humus, compost and Canadian Sphagnum peat ...

  • Perennials in Poor Soil

    The city did a large scale remediation, dug 10 feet deep and replaced soil with sand topped with 2 inches of soil. They tore out my cedar hedge, a globe cedar, weeping spruce, euonymus, and hydrangeas. My garden is ruined. ...

  • White Mold in Soil

    Hello, I live in Toronto, zone 7a. When turning the soil in our home made square foot container box last week, I found something that appears to be white mould in large quantities. I have been gardening for ...

  • Composting

    where can I learn how to compost?

  • Spring Fertilizer

    Hello, can you please advise as to what type of fertilizer that I should be using for Spring? I live in the GTA. Many thanks! Brian

  • Greenery/Shrubs for Shade and Tough Soil- Gail

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. I have a spot in my back garden in Toronto (south facing), it is about 6-8ft by 2ft. It is under a big tree and next to my ...

  • Rubber Tire Pellet Mulch

    We bought a house this past winter and just moved in a couple of weeks ago. This past weekend, we finally started working in our yard. To our horror, we realized that the landscaped garden was covered in brown rubber ...

  • Bad Stuff in Goat Poop

    Are goat poops dangerous? Do goat poops have (bad) worms and bacteria? There are a lot of goat manure fertilizers for sale near our house and were thinking of buying one or two for amending our pretty hard clay garden ...

  • Tomato Plants

    hello, I have indoor tomato plants that have grown long and skinny ( my first time growing from the seeds). I now have re planted them into bigger indoor pots until I can plant in soil outside. How ...

  • Identifying High Salt Soil and Saline Soil

    Hi. Is there a way to identify soil with high concentration of salts without tools? Is it still possible to have high salt concentration in soils in an area with high rainfall and far away from the ocean? ...