Pests on the March (or Crawl)

June 24. Today, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food  and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) issued an alert that Euonymous Scale is active in the landscape and so is Fletcher Scale, which attacks Yews and Eastern white cedar. For images and…

Cabbagetown Garden Tour Features Toronto Master Gardeners

On Sunday, June 8, Toronto Master Gardeners were pleased to participate in the Cabbagetown Preservation Association’s annual Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces Tour.  Master Gardeners were on duty answering questions in three of the exquisite gardens, as well as visiting…

Tree Planted in Honour of Toronto Master Gardeners

On Tuesday, June 3rd, to commemorate 25 years of community service by the Toronto Master Gardeners, the current and incoming Executive Coordinators and two past holders of that position presided at a ceremonial tree planting at the Toronto Botanical Garden.…

Spring is Here; So Are Tree Pests

The May 16th bulletin from Ontario Ministry of Food and Agriculture (OMAFRA) warns that Eastern Tent Caterpillars have hatched and the tiny, black fuzzy larvae can be seen inside webby tents found in tree branch crotches. To destroy the larvae,…

Toronto Master Gardeners Talk Spicy Gardening on TV

On May 12, Toronto Master Gardener Tena van Andel showed television audiences how to grow plants popular in South Asian cuisine. To see Tena discuss growing ginger, cilantro and chili peppers, click here to watch Anokhi Media’s Daily Spotlight TV …