Biochar

Hello I am an amateur gardener and my narrow yard is nothing more than a sand bar.. and to make matters more interesting… on it’s 14 foot width there is a 6 foot difference from one side to the other…

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.…

curling leaves and flowers genie magnolia

We live around Birch Cliff in Toronto and planted this Genie Magnolia at the end of April. Unfortunately all leaves and flowers are coming curly. We are watering it every day, it is planted in sunny spot in sandy soil.…

Mulch

by putting wood shavings on a vegetable garden does it harm it or help it, I was told 2 different things…I was told it takes all the nutrients out of the garden, and I was told if I fertilize it…

privacy fence

Hi l live in Maple Ontario. The yard is southern exposure and the privacy fence I want to place is on the west side. The soil is very is sandy, but is always wet. I wanted to achieve privacy and…

Japanese Maple, Bloodgood tree

I planted a japanese maple 3 years ago and it has done well in my garden here in the Niagara Falls, ON area This spring we had a very hard late frost and most of the upper branches have not…

Fertilizer from a friend –

Hi! A friend gave me a container of 10-52-10 by BioFert. I don’t know much about fertilizer. I have added worm castings and cow manure. Should I use this other fertilizer? I’ve read it’s too strong and could kill plants??…

FERTILIZER

  Hi. My yard is a typical small to medium city of Toronto yard. I live about a block north of Lake Ontario in Mimico (part of Etobicoke), in an area that was once marsh land. The soil is heavily…

Need help with Gardenia

Hello Can i have an expert advice how to take care a tree gardenia? I recently purchased a tree gardenia but It is extremely tricky to take care of it. I would really be glad if you can simplify some…