Growing mint in a pot in the ground

I live in Toronto. I’ve been reading online and watching some videos that recommend that we plant mint in a pot and then put the pot in the ground to stop the mint from spreading. I like the idea but…

Indoor mint and sage – leaves turning black

My mint growing by the window in my sunroom (facing west) started having leaves turning black (looked burnt and dry like charcoal) on the tip. I tried watering more but it didn’t seem to change.  Actually, something similar is happening…

Vines

My daughter is getting married at the end of July and wants a large quantity of ivy-like greenery on the tables. I have been interested in planting vines along a long stretch of chain link fence and wondered if I…
Golden Sage (Salvia officinalis 'Icterina')

Growing Herbs: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

  This gardening guide provides information on the growing requirements for a number of popular herbs. Herbs Parsley Parsley (Petroselinum spp.) is a hardy biennial plant but is best grown as an annual for culinary use. Seeds should be sown…