Basil failing

I have successfully grown basil in this raised cedar planter (Peterborough) for the last five years, but this year my plants are in distress. When planted, the leaves were bushy and green, but the leaves have yellowed and have brown…

Gooseberries

Asking from Athabasca, AB. I have a gooseberry bush and the fruit of late seems to be infested with some sort of bug that has bored into the fruit or was laid prior to the fruit being formed. In the…

Tomato plants

Good morning, I am growing two types of tomato plants in ground, roma and cherry tomatoes. I’m an inexperienced gardener. There are many tomatoes forming on both types of plants and many flowers as well. In an effort to get…

Fruit trees are hurting

I have three young fruit trees and a cherry bush. This is the first year of full fruit for plum, partial flowering cherry tree and second year full fruit cherry bush and third year full fruit for pear. Also have…

Early/late blight, fungas, mildew on tomato plants

Dear Sir/Madam, I have 12 heirloom tomato plants in my community garden in Toronto. They are planted in full sun, properly spaced (35 inches apart) watered properly in soil that is augmented with mushroom/turkey litter compost. I have been planting…

Blueberries

Hi, I have 3 Blueberry plants in pots. A Northcountry, Vaccinium corymbosum and Northsky Blueberry. I am not sure but the Northsky or corymbosm has not flower now for 2 years. It was in flower when it was first bought…

Apple & cherry trees

Hello, Our cherry tree has no leaves or fruit this year. The Apple tree next to it has very few leaves on it. Some are curling, brown and very few healthy leaves on bottom of tree. We have an espalier…

Stevia Rebaudiana

Hi, I would like to grow Stevia R as an indoor plant, is it possible? Where would I be able to get the seeds or a small plant in GTA? Thanks…

Apricot tree issue

Hi there! I live in the GTA and I have a 10 year old apricot tree. For the last two years the lower leaves have fallen off. As you move upward leaves are with insect holes. Upper canopy appears healthy.…