Planting strawberry and blueberry

1) Can i plant this indoor/ apartment or balcony 2)I live in Toronto 15C night -26C day, humidity 30% to 60%, is it fine with my plant? 3)What soil should I use? 4)What container should I plant it. big one…

Recommendations for edible native plants

I am interested in plants native to Southern Ontario, particularly edible native plants.  I know about wild leeks, serviceberry, jerusalem artichoke and blueberries and would like other suggestions particularly herbaceous perennials. Suggestions of web sites or books I might check…

Peppers

I have started my pepper plants from seed.  It is still too early to set them out and they have developed blooms indoors.  Should I be pinching off the blooms until they are planted out?    …

Soil for raised vegetable bed

Hello – I have just built two cedar raised beds to grow vegetables. I need to fill the beds with soil. The beds are currently situated on existing grass in my backyard. I have 2 questions: 1. What ratio of…

Amaranthus

I would like to know the name of this red plant, please…

Compost, manure + mulch

We own a farm, near Nobleton, Ontario. We have access to large quantities of materials to make our own compost. We use fruit and vegetable and plants materials only (never egg shell, or meat scraps), as well as yard waste, …

Tomato growing

Hi I currently have three tomato plants and all they do is grow stalks. Two plants have turned brown. I should mention I grow them on a balcony So my questions are: How long does it take for tomatoes to…

Lettuce not doing so well

Hello, I live in Toronto and my lettuce has started to turn an unhealthy color. Is this tip burn or something worse?  

Growing peppers

I grow beautiful bell peppers, shepherd peppers and chilli peppers. Unfortunately when I cut them open they are full of worms. This is heartbreaking. Is there some kind os spray that I can use to prevent or eliminate the infestation…