• Shallow soil container gardening

    Please name some vegetables I could grow in a shallow (5-6″) container garden. The soil is good, it’s a sunny location, ample water, but it’s not deep and I can’t change this. Are there any vegetables — aside from various…

  • tomato plant leaves curling

    Hello. I started my tomato plants inside my house about 4 weeks ago. I moved them from under my lamp to beside my patio window to acclimatize them. The leaves started to curl and turn brown. How do I correct/save…

  • Planting in June

    Hi there, I’ve been living overseas for some time and will be back home in Ontario and not working for the whole summer. I’m keen to spend it in my family’s garden at the cottage in Kingston as it’s not…

  • New garden

    My 8 year old daughter is interested in gardening.  I have zero experience gardening but I have encouraged her.  I started her off with seeds and a mini greenhouse. Now things are sprouting and I don’t know how much room…

  • Back yard garden

    I want to start a backyard garden for vegetables and fruits.  I would like to use all of the backyard for growing.  I grew plants last summer in pots and had a tomato plant in the garden soil.  The plant…

  • Leeks

    I live in Scarborough, Ontario, and have a small vegetable garden.  Last year I got a disease in the leeks – they became all mushy and wasted away.  I believe it is due to some bug laying eggs on the…

  • Who Can Grow and Store my Veggies

    I have found some land to grow my food, but it is in Shelburn area and I am in Toronto. It would be expensive in gas and time to travel to the garden. I would also not have a large…

  • Gardening supplies

    Hello, Every year I grow vegetables in my backyard. I would much appreciate if could provide some information from where should I buy cheaper soil and eventually seeds. The big stores( Home Depot, Lowe’s) sell but I found everything is…

  • Beginning Plants

    I’m very new to gardening.  I live in the city and I’d like to start with some easy houseplants, also some easy vegetables.  Any suggestions?  Any books that are great for first timers?…

  • Permaculture / Hugelkulture

    I am interested in starting a new vegetable garden and am interested in the “no dig/ hugelkulture” technique. How would I go about starting this project? Will the wood use up the nitrogen? I would be grateful for any information.…