New Raised Garden Vegetable Planter

I’m new to gardening and have made my own 8ft long x 2 ft high x 2 ft wide garden bed. I have a chicken wire latch top to stop the animals from getting in. The bottom is open and…

Herb planter

I have a 28 x 28 inch deep wooden planter on my terrace. It gets full light and has an auto drip system. I love cilantro/basil and parsley to name a few herbs. I have had problems keeping the herbs…

Disease on indoor herbs

In trying to grow indoor herbs, we find that they are under attack from some disease. The leaves brown and then die. We have fungus gnats in the soil. Hydrogen peroxide doesn’t seem to eradicate them, even after repeated use.…

Potted herbs

Hello. I’ve planted a few herbs in a single pot. Greek oregano, italian oregano and sage. (The italian oregano was a gift from my mother in law after I had already purchased the greek and I didn’t have the heart…

Plants in pots…. old soil.

Can you kindly tell me if I need to throw out all the soil from last year pots to start planting herbs etc this year. I was reading where one has to throw out old soil in pots. Thanks.…

Transplanting Greek Oregano

Hello, last year I planted a plant of Greek Oregano in my garden. This year I find this plant in the way of my garden layout. Can I remove this plant and put it into a 3 gallon container without…

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?…