Narrow hedge garden

  Hello. I have a chain link fence that backs onto a mini ravine/natural type area (zone 6) that I’d like to cover up in the least expensive way possible. The length of the fence receives at least 6 hours…

starting a garden

Hi – I want to start a garden this season to grow some veggies & herbs. Not sure where to start. Any advice would be great. I’m going to do a raised garden that’s approx 4′ x 2.5′…

Ranunculus and dahlias

Live from June 5 to mid October in Nova Scotia, zone 6a. Its mostly solid rock property in my area with just a few inches of soil. I want to build a cutting garden and therefore need to do it…

Raised Vegetable Garden Beds Covered by Moss

Hi, I have been growing vegetables in largish raised beds for about 15 years in north Caledon. Several of the beds grew masses of moss last year and they are still there after the winter. Should I just turn these…

Raised Beds for Berries and Tree Roots

About ten years ago we planted a ball and burlap red maple (about ten feet tall at the time) in the corner of our garden. Since then, it has grown considerably and now nothing will grow underneath it. I have…

Riverdale Hub -Rooftop Garden

Hello, I am looking to extend the growing season, as well as proactively planning for closing our rooftop garden. We currently have tomatoes, kale, lettuce, carrots, and more growing in our several raised planters. We would love it if it…

Raised bed garden infiltrated by weeds from a maple

Hi. New raised bed built this year. 8’by4′ about 8 to 10 hours of sun. filled with triple mix, manure and compost. built to avoid maple roots. Built on older vegetable garden. Removed plants today and tried to dig, only…

Back yard garden

I want to start a backyard garden for vegetables and fruits.  I would like to use all of the backyard for growing.  I grew plants last summer in pots and had a tomato plant in the garden soil.  The plant…

Soil mix for raised bed?

Hi there – I live in Vaughan, am new to raised beds, have read around and am looking for advice on the soil mix for a raised bed to grow vegetables. Bed dimensions: two legs of an “L”, 16″ high,…