Timing

I am in Toronto and about to plant a garden. I did not realize peas are cold weather plans as with lettuce. Can I plant Homesteader peas and sugar snap peas tomorrow or is it now best to wait to…

Why are my vegetable plants getting damaged?

Hi all, I have started plants indoors from seed, then hardened them off in a cold frame, and just planted them out into my vegetable bed in my back garden. The plants had been fine and looked very healthy all…

Yard Composting

Hi, I live in Zone 5b in Cambridge Ontario My property has about 30 mature trees a cross between Ash, Pine , Maple and Oak. Over the last 20 years, part of my property has been left to nature. I…

Onions/leeks/garlic

Our onion and leek crop failed this year. Garlic was great. We are in south western Ontario. They are grown in full sun. Crops are rotated. Garden is watered occasionally when very dry. Soil is loam. Both were replanted once.…

Worms eating Hot Peppers

My dad is an avid gardener in Scarborough and has been trying to grow hot peppers for several years now. The plant is in a very sunny area in his garden and is quite healthy with many peppers. However, once…

Tomato blight

I have a small downtown garden. Only one spot has enough sun to grow tomatoes. I have various blights. What can I do to reduce early and late blights. I do not compost infected plant parts, spray early in the…