Apple or Crab Apple?

Hi. I live in Toronto and have a question about apple trees. My hobby is bonsai. I have a field apple tree that I collected from a cow pasture in Peterborough to make into a bonsai. I’ve been told by…

Home garden design

Hi! I am a grade 11 student from Bur Oak Secondary School in Markham, and I was wondering I could get some expert feedback on my potential garden. I am working on a project that requires me to research crops…

Feedback in potential garden

Hi!! I’m here to ask for some professional feedback on my potential garden when the season comes for my school project. Do you think the crops are too close to each other? Or is there too many in one spot?…

bring basil plant inside

I brought in my basil plant from the balcony a few weeks ago. Its thriving and doing fine but since I brought it inside. It’s been deteriorating. the leaves are dropping, some are turning brown. I placed it on the…

How to promote shrubby growth in Amelanchier Alnifolia

Dear Master Gardener I recently had a Amelanchier Alnifolia planted in my garden that our tree maintenance people bought from Dutch Nurseries. I wanted this particular serviceberry because I want to achieve a kind of “grove like” look and I…

Shepherd Peppers

I have green shepherd peppers still in my garden. I live in Mississauga. I know they will not turn red any more. They are firm. Are they ok to eat green. Raw or cooked…

Grape vines

Hello! I live in Toronto and I got my house with beautiful grapes vines already growing and producing wonderful grapes. I love the canopy so much too! But rats have come and found the grapes and are grossing me out!…

Raspberries

When some workmen were doing a job in our garden, their machinery ran over and mowed down my raspberry patch. Will the raspberries come up next spring or should I order some more?…

Seedlings

We planted cherry tree seedlings in pots for the summer and they grew well. Now winter is coming and wonder what to do with them. We live north of Toronto. Should we leave them outside covered or should we bring…

Tomatoes

  What would cause a whitish ring inside tomatoes? The outside is nice and red, plants appear to be healthy. These are grown in a greenhouse.…