Condo Plants in September

I and two friends will be moving into a condo in downtown Toronto this September until April of 2020. We have a large balcony that faces approximately northwest, so it would get most of its sunlight during late afternoon to…

Bringing in my Lemon Balm Plant

Can you let me know at what temperature I should bring my lemon balm plant inside so that it won’t spoil? I don’t know if it can take frost or not.  …

Overwintering Rosemary

Can a Rosemary plant in the garden survive winter in Toronto and how to protect it in winter? Thanks.…

Stevia Plant

Where can I buy a stevia plant in the GTA?…

Creeping Thyme Seed

Four times since the middle of May I have mixed Creeping Thyme seed with fine sand, spread and gently raked it in bare soil in a small area exposed to full sun. It has received plenty of water this year…

Substitute Plant for Cilantro Plant

Hello, I have not been successful growing cilantro in my garden or on my windowsill. I have read that Vietnamese Coriander is a good substitute. Do you know where I can purchase these plants and/or seeds in North York/ Toronto?…

Planters for vegetables

I have giant wooden planters we built around the edges of our deck last year. We filled them with potting soil and grew some herbs and vegetables. I am wondering if there is anything I need to do to prep…

Replanting herbs

Last year, I had some good success with sage, basil, chives, thyme, and rosemary. Excuse my ignorance, but do I need to dig those up and replant new ones, or just tend to the plants from last year. If just…

Edema Damaging Curry Tree

I keep killing Curry Tree plants by keeping roots too wet which leads to Edema. Can you please detail a soil mix that will help with water drainage.…

Raised Framed Garden Beds

I would like to speak to someone who has experience in creating raised framed garden beds. It’s for a community garden project. I am helping by consulting on what  to grow in the way of herbs and low maintenance plants.…