Brown Evergreens? Don’t Panic.

Although not as bad as last year, winter has left some damage on many evergreens. As OMAFRA explained in a recent news bulletin, “Drying winds and warm, sunny days in late winter caused foliage to lose water. Because the ground…

New Gardening Guide on Pollinator Gardens

Having available pollinators is as essential to most flowering plants as light, water and good soil. Now the Toronto Master Gardeners have published a new Gardening Guide to help you plan and maintain a garden that attracts these beneficial creatures,…

More Toronto Master Gardeners Eager to Help

Toronto Master Gardeners welcomed 12 new Master Gardeners in Training to the group at the beginning of the year. The new recruits successfully completed the eligibility test and interview last September and now embark on a 3-year apprenticeship period during…

Consider the Chokeberry: a Native Shrub with Benefits

Small, with attractive leaves, pretty white flowers and berries that can be made into tasty jams and jellies, the Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) is worth considering for your garden. It’s easy to grow in full sun in most soil conditions…