Tree Protection Company

  We have a mature garden, but some of the plants are being destroyed due to renovation. What should we do to protect the plants during renovation / tear down of the house? Do you know of any company that…

Raising an Avocado

I have an avocado that now has roots enough to plant in soil. Do I remove the 2 halves of the pit when planting?    …

Vegetables to Plant in June

I am just starting a vegetable garden now (June 20th), and wonder what types to include in the garden at this late date.…

Reblooming Iris

I would appreciate advice about how to make my reblooming irises rebloom.  They did not rebloom last year. Spring blooming is finished.…

Brown Tips on Cedars

My neighbour is having problems with her cedars.  The tips are turning brown.  Can you give any suggestions?  …

How to Bring Back the Green

I have a question about our dog who pees on the lawn.  He has peed on the snow all winter and it’s kind of damaged the colour.  He’s now peeing directly on the grass and I can’t tell if this…

Can my avocado be saved?

My avocado  plant is around 13 feet tall and is around 100 years old – my Grandmother started it.  In the move from Montreal to Toronto about a month ago, it was put in storage for a few days and…

White pines are dying

I have 2 small white columnar pines.  One died over the winter and the second pine does not appear to be doing very well.  While the needles are still green, the tips are tinged with brown.  The top is singed…