Perennial vegetables

Hi, What are some of the perennials vegetables that we can grow in Toronto? Preferably non-root vegy types, like rhubarb and asparagus. My site is part shade. Thanks! Trung…

May: Interplanting Vegetables

Plant two crops in the same space. Consider each plant’s growth period, growth pattern, preferred season, and light, nutrient and water requirements. Long-season and short-season vegetables can be planted together, such as radishes with carrots. Small plants can planted close…

April: Cool Season Vegetables

Vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, beets, peas and radishes all enjoy cool soil and can be usually be planted starting in mid to late April – check the long range forecast first in case some very cool weather is coming…

What kind of vegetables and plants need foliar fertilizers

I recently heard about spraying fertilizers on leaves. I was wondering what kind vegetables and plants need fertilizer to be sprayed on their leaves? How often should fertilizer be applied to leaves? Can leaves absorb the nutrients like roots?…

Reuse Outdoor Container Soil for Vegetables

Hi there. I’d like to know if there is a way to safely reuse outdoor container soil. Last year we grew a number of vegetables in containers in our small greenhouse and around the backyard. The soil was purchased in…

Growing vegetables where peonies were just removed?

Is it safe to plant vegetables in a garden which had peonies grown in it for 25 years, but the peonies were recently dug up and vegetables Just planted where the peonies were. Is this safe for humans to then…

TPL: Vegetables to Plant in Mid-summer

July is NOT too late to grow vegetables this year. Attend this informative 90 minute online presentation by Toronto Master Gardeners to find out what you can plant – even after mid-summer – and harvest this fall. There will be…