Overfertilized lemon tree

How do you undo effects of over fertilization in a lemon tree? My tree looks very sick, has burnt brown edges, brown spots that seems to be increasing by the day, dull splotchy looking leaves, and are falling off to…

Cucumbers dying on the vine

Hello: I have planted cucumbers in containers. the plant looks very healthy with big green leaves and no bugs. It also has tons of yellow flowers. However, the baby cucumbers are turning white, shriveling up and dying. I was fertilizing…

Potato foliage

Hello, I was noticing a lot of black flea beetles on my potatoes and I sprayed the foliage with a dawn dish detergent + water solution, and I haven’t seen them after. But the foliage is looking bad, is it…

Apple Tree, Prune tree

Soil clay, trees open sun condition, wet and dry at times 4 seasons. Stoney Creek, Ontario Apple trees young fruits have spots Prune tree, young fruits are falling- seems most of them, quite a lot. The tree also has black…

Garlic Skin Colour

I planted garlic with purple wrapper colouring last year. The harvested garlic isn’t purple. Does it change colour as it dries or what’s going on here? I know comparatively July 9th is early to harvest but they were ready. I…

Nematodes for Cucumber Beetles

I have read that nematodes can be used for cucumber beetle larvae that live and eat the roots. My question is what kind of nematode and where would I purchase them. I have had infestations for 2 years. Thank you.…

How to get rid of Colorado potato bugs in the garden?

I have a infestation of potato bugs that have all but destroyed my eggplants and have started on my potatoes and now are attacking my tomatoes! Please help. I am a first time gardener and have a small backyard/patio container…

Sweet Cherry tree

Hi. You know where can I buy sweet cherry trees to plant in my backyard. Apparently most of the nurseries in GTA are sold out,…

Garden Edging

I would like to use lumber to edge my garden, what would be recommended? Should I use Cedar, Pine or Pressure Treated wood? I am expecting to have part of the garden used to grow food.…

Zucchini plants

My zucchini get 6-8 hours morning sun on 9 the floor balcony. Planted in a large pot. Started out growing and producing shiny, smooth fruit. At between 2 and 4 inches in length, fruit develops ridges from flower to where…