Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

Mulch as snow melter?

Mulch as Snow melter I have a 60 foot long 2 ½ foot wide concrete pathway bordering my back garden, leading to a laneway and garage. The path is full of packed snow. Since I have 125 litres of fine…

Compost Tea

I have a question about compost tea. I used compost tea to water my basil last summer. The leaves turned yellow and fell off. What did I do wrong? Was the tea too strong? Is there a recipe I should…

My money tree is dying

  What. Can I do to save my money tree? Lately it’s been losing leaves. They turn yellow/brown and fall off. Some have yellow spots too. One of the braids on the trunk is yellow and drying out. My tree…

Planting Water Lilies

I have sprouted water lilies from seed, but have not found clay /heavy soil. Please advise what soil and planter to use for indoor water garden.…

Sheet Mulching

Hi! I want to get rid of sod in my backyard and am considering the sheet mulching technique. Is it too late to start this in mid-November? Thanks! Amy…

Dead Locust Leaves

Do dead locust leaves mat down or do they decompose? Can I use them on my gardens over winter?…

Digiplexis- Pest infestation

I have two digiplexis plants. They are not hardy here. I’ve had them for 3 years. This year they were infested by house flies when I had them out in the garden. I don’t know where the house flies lived…