• When to plant perennials

    Hi, With Fall here, I think I’m supposed to be planting perennials that will then be in the ground ready for Spring. Is this correct? I’m completely confused; there’s so much information out there but so much of it is…

  • Morning glory & pole beans?

    Can the pole bean (Kentucky Wonder) and morning glory plants grow together? Will one choke the other out or are there other cross pollination issues to consider?        …

  • Cucumbers

    I planted 4 cucumber plants in early June. They are growing vertically. There has been many many yellow flowers for quite some time now but not one of the plants have yet to produce a cucumber. WHY ?…

  • Starting Beet Seeds

    I have some beet seeds I’d like to plant. Should I start them inside first?  …

  • Full Sun patch for bees

    I have a 3ft by 8ft patch in my side yard with full sun exposure (no neighbour on that side) and a brick wall as backing. It was used as a veggie patch but we are away in the summer…

  • Rhubarb rust

    Composted some infected leaves before I knew what it was. Can I use this compost in pots and containers without compromising the health of the plants, and/or spreading the disease…

  • 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…