End of tomato season

Hello, I live in Leslieville, downtown Toronto and have a small garden with tomatoes, peppers and pumpkins. The garden gets full sun from late morning until sundown. I am wondering if I should begin to remove new flowers from the…

Compost, manure + mulch

We own a farm, near Nobleton, Ontario. We have access to large quantities of materials to make our own compost. We use fruit and vegetable and plants materials only (never egg shell, or meat scraps), as well as yard waste, …

My vegetables are not growing

Hi, I live in Woodbridge . My vegetable garden has tomatoes but they are taking forever to ripen . My bell peppers and hot banana pepper plant are turning yellow and the eggplant is not growing, is yellow, had two…

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…

Yews and toxicity

My question is about yew trees or shrubs.  I’ve been told that they are toxic or poisonous if you eat it.  I have one that I want to take out and plant vegetables or other food in the same space. …

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…

beginners garden toronto

Hello, I have a large backyard just north of toronto and plan to start a veggie/fruit garden this year with my son. I have NO IDEA where to start or how to do it, I am not a good gardener…