Cucumber beetles

What products are available in Canada that kill cucumber beetles at their larval stage? I’d like to kill them before they emerge from the ground. Thank you!!…

Blueberry plant not blooming

Hi there. We moved into a new home in Jan 2021 and have learned that the previous owners had planted a blueberry plant in the garden. Our neighbours have said that the plant bloomed and have blueberries in the summer…

growing potatoes from cuttings

I’ve been enjoying the idea of growing potatoes from adding cuttings of potato eyes to my soil. Small potatoes grew from cuttings last year, and it looks like I’m on my way again this year. However, I’ve been told that…

Pruning Figs in containers

Greetings! I planted figs in containers last spring, kept them cool and dormant over the winter, but I didn’t prune them when I took them out this spring. Now they’ve grown long spindly branches and big leaves and I read…

Disease on Kiwi plant ?

I live in North York zone 6, this is the second year I have had these Issai hardy Kiwi plants Actinidia Arguta in dry clay soil but planted following instructions with compost loam etc. they are in full sun, with…

Use of tulle and drainage material in container

Hello, 1st question: Is it a good idea to use tulle to cover my greens (kale, swiss chard, basil) in containers to prevent pests, ie. whitefly, slugs, etc. from infesting the leaves. I was thinking of using clips around edge…

Nematodes in a Veggie Garden?

Hello, We have grubs in our lawn and veggie garden. I can’t find anything that says you shouldn’t use nematodes in a veggie garden, so I just wanted to see if you had any input on this. Is there any…

Apple tree, non-harmful spray

hello my apple tree has a lot of bloom every year but no apples. it gets pollinated and apples start but then all get destroyed by bugs. I would like to spray an organic and non toxic bug killer but…

Hoja Santa – Piper Auritum

Hi, I wonder if someone at Toronto Master Gardeners has experience growing Hoja Santa (Piper Auritum). It is a delicious tropical herb from Mexico. I have tried to grow it from seed with no luck. The seeds are quite small…

Persimmon Tree Source

Any idea where to purchase persimmon trees? Have been looking everywhere, every site is always sold out.…