butterfly plants for a balcony

I will broaden the querie . My deck is approx. 5X8 with a southeast exposure lots of sun in the morning and none in the afternoon. I am located in Chelmsford (NW of the city of Sudbury) I would like…

Disease on indoor herbs

In trying to grow indoor herbs, we find that they are under attack from some disease. The leaves brown and then die. We have fungus gnats in the soil. Hydrogen peroxide doesn’t seem to eradicate them, even after repeated use.…

Fig breaking dormancy too early

I bought a small fig tree (about 1 meter tall) in a container last summer. It lost its leaves in the fall and I brought it indoors for the winter. It is in complete darkness, around 16C. I water it…

Yard Composting

Hi, I live in Zone 5b in Cambridge Ontario My property has about 30 mature trees a cross between Ash, Pine , Maple and Oak. Over the last 20 years, part of my property has been left to nature. I…

Pruning raspberries in winter

My question is whether or not it’s ok to prune my plants during the winter. Or if I should wait until spring or if I should wait until next fall ? I realize most of the pruning ( my raspberry…

Peach tree search for the elusive Golden Jubilee

Good Morning. I am searching for peach trees. I have been looking for a Red Haven and a Golden Jubilee. I see you carry the Red Haven which is good but the Golden Jubilee I do not see. I grew…

Putting Everbearing Strawberries To Bed For Winter

I planted everbearing strawberries in a raised bed this year.I live 54kms north of Kingston Ontario. My raised bed is in a fairly open area that is gets sunshine all day but is prone to westerly winds. I would like…