Japanese maple problem

My midtown Toronto mature Japanese maple has shrivelled crisp leaves. All of the leaves! Everything else in my flower garden is fine, so it seems the watering system must be working. I was away for 3 weeks and came home…

When to Start Planting Native Plants

Hello, I am trying to make a native plant garden however I do not know when to start planting these plants. Does it depend on the plant itself? The garden is located in north east Scarborough, the soil is clay,…

Winter prep

Q1. Can I place cardboard on my garden during the winter? Q2. I have many harvested pepper plants and leaves from the garden. Can I put these on the garden over the winter?…

What ferns can grown under trees

Will ferns grow under these conditions? My small front and sloped garden produces zero growth to plants in general. There is a huge ugly pine tree planted that cannot be removed. None of the plants seem to grow at all…

Jasmine plant losing its blossoms

I have a jasmine plant that is losing its blossoms within a day or two. Do you know why this is happening? Do I require a special fertilizer? Thanks…

What ate my plants

I was wondering what might have eaten my plant. How should I prevent the problem? Thank you .…

Emerald cedars question

Hi, We planted 3 cedars last August in the front of our property. They had plenty of water, plenty of sun and looked good going into the winter. This spring they look rough. I put in a few spike fertilizers…

Vegetable garden soil

Should I add sand to an existing veggie garden bed? Some recommend peat moss, sheep manure and compost. What is the best ratio? What type of ingredients should I add to a new veggie bed? What is the best ratio?…

Birds of paradise with burn like marks

For some reason my birds of paradise getting getting these dots on the leaves and it appears burnt on the sides. It’s placed in a bright sunny room with facing west side.…