Gooseberries

Asking from Athabasca, AB. I have a gooseberry bush and the fruit of late seems to be infested with some sort of bug that has bored into the fruit or was laid prior to the fruit being formed. In the…

Early/late blight, fungas, mildew on tomato plants

Dear Sir/Madam, I have 12 heirloom tomato plants in my community garden in Toronto. They are planted in full sun, properly spaced (35 inches apart) watered properly in soil that is augmented with mushroom/turkey litter compost. I have been planting…

Bilberry Plants

hi I have macular degeneration and have been trying to buy bilberry plants to put in my garden. this is a very hard undertaking. Do you sell these plants or know of anyone who does? I’m really getting desperate. thanks…

Potted herbs

Hello. I’ve planted a few herbs in a single pot. Greek oregano, italian oregano and sage. (The italian oregano was a gift from my mother in law after I had already purchased the greek and I didn’t have the heart…

When to plant vegetables

Please tell me when we can plant vegetables on the ground for this year Vegetables like peppers, tomatoes, eggplant cucumber, lettuce, beans Thanks in advance…

Raised bed drainage issues

I was building my first raised bed ever and I’m placing it in my back yard.  The issue is, when it rains, my yard floods a bit and I was wondering if that will negatively affect my raised bed. I…

Horseradish root that I can plant?

I would like to plant horseradish root this year in my north Toronto garden. Can I buy the root in a grocery store and plant it or do I need to buy it elsewhere? Any idea which stores sell the…

Same vegetables in the tropics?

I’m moving from Northern Ontario to the Philippines in an area (town of Valencia) where it’s literally always 27 during the day and 24 at night year round. There’s a dry season and a rainy season. I’m wondering what can…

A Fig Tree

I would appreciate an answer as to why, my fig tree becomes laden with figs in late august, and never gets to ripen, while waiting it gets cold and all the figs are frozen. This happens each year. Thank you…