How to Grow Cilantro/Coriander: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Cilantro/coriander (Coriandrum sativum). Cilantro is an annual leafy herb, growing up to 30 centimetres tall. Plants are also grown for their roots and seeds, which are commonly known as coriander. The leaves are frequently used in Latin cuisine and the…

My balcony garden’s ongoing war with aphids

I love petunias and their gorgeous colours but what I DON’T love are the Aphids!!!! Every single summer, I buy petunias that look stunning up until August and then, the aphids ring the dinner bell and my lush beauties become…

Substitute Plant for Cilantro Plant

Hello, I have not been successful growing cilantro in my garden or on my windowsill. I have read that Vietnamese Coriander is a good substitute. Do you know where I can purchase these plants and/or seeds in North York/ Toronto?…