• Weigela Florida

    I have three weigela's they get full sun from 1pm till 6pm. It is very hot sun. Last fall I trimmed them just about an inching on some branches. I covered them with mulch about 1 to ...

  • Soil Testing

    I have flowers in my garden that are dying . When I have inspected the soil I can detect the odour of a petroleum solvent. Is there somewhere that I can get an analysis done to confirm the ...

  • Ailing Weigela

    Hi, this weigela used to be so full and lovely, now there are many dead branches. It gets more sparce each year. I had cut back branches from another tree above it ...

  • Soil Prep for New Tree

    We had a pine tree die last year. I would like to plant a native tree in its place. Perhaps an Allegheny Serviceberry. It will be in full sun. Should I be concerned with the acidity of the ...

  • 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 ...