Growing a peach tree

We live in Toronto and our soil is moist, but not wet. Our soil has sand silt and a little bit of clay. Is our climate and soil suited for fruit trees? I want to grow a peach tree from…

Trellis rust on Pear Tree

I have 2 pear trees that look nice in spring but suffer every summer and fall from trellis rust, an ugly fungus that apparently overwinters in Junipers. The city’s ornamental ‘Chanticleer’ pear first showed it and later my dwarf fruit…

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…

apple seeds

hello! i was curious… a month ago, i cut a honey crisp apple I bought from the store and 4 of the seeds had germinated. I’ve never seen this in my life so i decided to plant them in soil,…

Planted Lemon Seeds in a Pot

the lemon plant is getting big. I transplanted once already to a bigger pot and the plant has been outside all summer, its getting big. My question is: can this plant be left outside in a pot during the winter.…

Goldenberries or Gooseberries?

Are the plants in the picture Golden berries or gooseberries¬† & are they edible, how do I harvest them? thanks…

Ailing Plum Tree

Hi I was wondering if you might be able to tell me what is going on with my plum tree and how I might be able to help it. From the attached pictures it seem 1/2 of it might be…

Overwintering apple tree seedling/sapling

Hello all, I’ve tried doing google searches for an answer to my question but have found highly different responses so thought I would ask my question here given the folks responding here are in my area. I live in Toronto…

Cherry Tree Mold?

Greetings, I’ve just moved from Ontario out to BC (Kamloops) and unfortunately the cherry tree in the yard some sort of growth on the side of it. I’m not much of a gardener but I have been on the Toronto…

Please Save My Cherry Tree

I have a quite old cherry tree at back yard of my newly-bought home in Scarborough, ON. This tree looks very dangerous. It already had several dead brunches being cut. And at the bottom of the trunk I can see…