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…

Chigago Hardy Fig tree

I planted a Chicago Hardy Fig plan in June of this year, and it has grown to about 2 1/2 feet high. It looks like growth stalled a month or so ago, or earlier. I have been reading conflicting opinions…

Cornelian Cherry Dogwood (Cornus mas)

Hello For long time I am looking for Cornelian Cherry Dogwood (Cornus mas) tree to plant it on my backyard. I would greatly appreciate any help in this matter. Please let me know me if you know where I can…

White Mould

Today I discovered white mould on my butternut squash leaves. They are next to our tomato plants. I live in Toronto and the garden gets full sun most of the day. How do I get rid of the mould? Tear…

Wilted melon vine

I’m in Toronto, good soil, sunny spot.  A melon seed from composter soil sprouted and I have a long vine with many flowers and one pale green/dark green stripes, oval fruit, which is about 6″ long.  The vine has now…

Plum tomatoes

My little son is worried about his plum tomatoes. It is in our front garden facing west, and gets full sun from noon on. The bottom tip of a tomato is brown and wrinkly. It’s his favorite one. He wants…