Fig tree

My fig tree is 30 years old trunk diameter is about 10 inches it is located in a greenhouse 10 feet by 20 feet the crown is very ample (about 20 cubic yards) produced 2 abundant crops of figs lately…

Rooftop planter garden- growing trapped on pause?

I planted seedlings from a reputable source just before May 24 in my 6 x3 foot planters on my terrace. Once in, they began grow, and then the rain came. We had loads of it, and everything seems trapped in…

Trumpet Vine climbing Maple

I recently moved to a house with a maple tree, and a large trumpet vine climbing it. The vine reaches nearly to the top of the tree (~30 feet), and spreads the full span. Is this vine detrimental to the…

Harlequin Maple

My 20-ish year old Harlequin Maple has about 20% of its leaves 100% white/yellow. They look healthy, the tree looks healthy but It has never had all white/yellow leaves before. Does it need anything??? is this normal????…

Soil Fertility: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Description Soil fertility refers to the ability of soil to supply and sustain nutrients for healthy plant growth. Maintaining the fertility and health of garden soil is important for good lawn and garden management. Soil fertility promotes the development of…

Soil testing / nutrient deficiencies *

Can you recommend a service for soil testing that includes micronutrients? I have a garden in Riverdale which was designed by a former owner of the house. In spite of loading it up with new soil and compost this year,…