• mulch purpose.

    Hi –  I was wondering what is the purpose of using mulch around the trees? i don’t usually put it around but some of my neighbours do. Thanks a lot.…

  • Powdery mildew on sunflower type plant

    I purchased a plant a while ago and left it in the pot. After about 10 days, it got powdery mildew on the leaves. I sprayed it with milk/ water solution which helped, and cut off all the affected leaves.…

  • Rocket City daylily

    I was wondering how to care for the foliage of this flower. Browsing through the Internet, the foliage are the “leaves” of the flower.…

  • Spirea

    Can Spirea be planted in a new flower bed on the northeast side of our home?  We get morning and evening sun.…

  • Germination of Tiger Nuts

    How do I germinate tiger nuts and can they be grown hydroponically? Saw a Toronto Botanical Garden video on You tube  in which Paul Zammit discussed growing Tiger Nuts, as part of a world plants series.…

  • What is wrong with this schlumbergera/Christmas cactus?

    I have been looking after a Christmas cactus at my work ever since I started there, and found it nearly dead in Jan 2014. With careful watering, it recovered and did very well for about a year until I went…

  • What is wrong with my orchid?

    I have four orchid plants that sit on my dining room table, and they have light from a north-facing window. All of a sudden the leaves on one orchid has become very limp, and shriveled. It is several years old,…

  • Boxwood hedge

    I have a 25 year old boxwood hedge which has been decimated by last year’s frost and then a blight on everything else… The hedge is 30′ long and about 3′ high.  It will all have to go, but I…

  • No fruit on my apple tree in my back yard !

    Hello, I live in the Victoria Park and Danforth area of Toronto. About 7, or 8, years ago I planted an apple tree, not sure what variety, but it produces very few blossoms, and practically no fruit. I also planted…

  • Planning my garden

    Hello! I just purchased a home and was lucky to get 1/2 an acre of land to grow on! There is a green house already built as well. I’m looking to plant a huge vegetable/fruit garden in my backyard, all…

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