• Lettuce not doing so well

    Hello, I live in Toronto and my lettuce has started to turn an unhealthy color. Is this tip burn or something worse?  

  • Growing peppers

    I grow beautiful bell peppers, shepherd peppers and chilli peppers. Unfortunately when I cut them open they are full of worms. This is heartbreaking. Is there some kind os spray that I can use to prevent or eliminate the infestation…

  • Natural way to address leaf curl on peach trees

    I was wondering if you have any suggestions for naturally addressing leaf curl on peach trees in our climate?…

  • Fruit Trees

    We have a plum tree,a wild and sweet cherry tree,and recently purchased a pear tree.I do not want to spray the trees with any insecticide.Is there anything else I can do to help keep the fruit from getting all buggy?Appreciate…

  • Tomatoes growing season

    Hi, I live in Woodbridge , I planted romaine tomato’s seeds indoor. Now that they are seedlings, when and how should I transplant them,I also want to grow carrots, when should I sow Them and how deep. Thx , take…

  • Optimal conditions to grow watermelons

    I would like to grow watermelons in my backyard this summer. What can I do to ensure they have the best chance of growing? What type of soil is best? Direct sunlight, partial, or shade? Lots of water or only…

  • Where to buy a Grapevine to plant in yard?

    Where can I  buy a grapevine to plant in my backyard?    …

  • Can I build a greenhouse for vegetables and flowers in my backyard ?

    I’m planning to build a greenhouse in backyard and using soilless methods to grow vegetables and flowers. Can I do that in Toronto?…

  • Looking for a non-toxic pest control for edible plants

    What is a non-toxic method for dealing with pests on edible crops such as strawberries, melons, blueberries, winter squash and haskaps?…

  • School Garden West Glen J. S.

    Hi, We received a WWF grant to start a composting and school garden program. We have done the first part with composting and now have a ready garden bed. Toronto District School Board staff have helped with the design. The…