Gerbera Daisies

I cannot for the life of me figure out why some of my Gerberas are dying while the others thrive. They are in a rectangular planter box beside our front stairs. They get full sun (south facing) and are well…

Fertilizer for growing veggies in containers

What kind of fertilizer should be used for veggies growing in container? How often should they be applied? Some fertilizers contain 4-6-4, some has 20-20-20.  Is 20-20-20 stronger than 4-6-4? Should we use half the strength of fertilizers when applying…

Fertilizing Hostas in the Spring

Good evening. I am not a fan of commercial fertilizer, but I have heard that it is best to feed your hostas as they pop out of the ground in the spring. In the US they use Milorganite. I don’t…

Fertilizer

Where do I buy fertilizer 3 1 2 or 3 1 3…

Blooming Peonies

Is there anything I can do in the fall to help my peony plants? we live in the neighbourhood just north of the TPB. Soil type is 3-in-1 mixture.…

Fertilizing Clematis

When is a good time to fertilize clematis— and what fertilizer should I use. Thank you…

Fertilizing houseplants

Hi there. I have both Miracle-Gro shake n feed as well as the regular all-purpose water-soluble fertilizer. Is it possible to use this fertilizer on my houseplants? They include pothos, ficus elastica, dracaena marginata, spathiphyllum, and sansevieria. Thanks in advance!…

Potash – Wood ash as fertilizer

Your detailed answer on the use of ashes from our log fire as a fertilizer was very helpful. We live in Rosedale Toronto and have Clay soil. Would this change any of your recommendations as regards the quantities to be…