Tomato stems

I’m new to vegetable gardening and I’ve planted some tomato plants in pots in the backyard in full sun. I’ve grown them from seeds that I saved from heirloom tomatoes from last year. The soil is new potting soil mixed…

What is wrong with my peppers?

I live in Ottawa and have three pepper plants planted in a square foot garden (they have plenty of peat and compost). I planted them two weeks ago and they have seemed to have adapted well. Today, the upper leaves…

Raspberry Joan J

Hi, Is there any Joan J raspberry available in Ontario and particularly in Toronto? I could not find any. Thanks.…

Rapini

Hello, I want to plant rapini in my home garden but can’t seem to find too much information about companion planting and crop rotation for this vegetable. I think rapini is from the same family as broccoli. Do the same…

Vegetables

For two years, I have had trouble with bush beans and last year there was also trouble with tomatoes. The leaves on the beans turned yellow, then brown and then fell off. The tomato leaves turned brown and fell and…

Tomato seed issues

When my mom died I inherited her seeds, including ones for an unknown variety of beefsteak tomatoes that she and my dad had grown for years. These are seeds she had saved. I have no idea what could have happened…

Problems with raspberry canes

My blackberry bushes and raspberries are within 10 feet of each other.  Is this too close for the sharing of disease? The raspberry canes are producing small pebbly fruit and leaves are yellowing. I put on sulphur, have sprayed miracle…

Fig Plants

There are three fig plants located alongside the greenhouse at Edwards Garden/Toronto Botanical Garden and right now they bear fruit. Are they in a position to stay there for the winter and is any protection given them. I have similar…