African Violets

I wondered if the little Yellow Centres on these plants are seeds and should I save them when pruning my plant?  …

When to plant seeds

Hello! I want to plant French bean seeds as well as orange cosmos seeds in my Zone 5 (Toronto) garden. Is it too early to plant them given the unseasonally cool weather we’re having? Is there a temperature that I…

Tomato and Pepper plants indoor dieback

Last year when I was starting peppers and tomatoes in an indoor electrically lighted/heated area when I experienced a big yellowing phenomena in primarily tomatoes and peppers. My watermellons also suffered, but I think I started them too early, so…

Peppercorn Plant

I’d like to grow a black pepper corn plant indoors.  I understand it’s an annual vine. Where can I purchase seeds?    …

Seedling Delphinium

I started some delphinium seedlings indoors several months ago and they are now about 6″ in height. My question is..do I plant them outside now (Oct) or is too late? Thank you very much for any help.…

Weed or something else

Last year I had 0 of these. This year I have over 50. This week finally a flower has appeared, yet I still cannot figure out what plant this is. I am usually quite proficient at plant identification so this…

Plant Identification

I am looking for help with identifying this plant. It is newly emerging (mid April) in a garden bed in Toronto, Ontario. There are many of them, concentrated in one area. The bed is in partial shade under cedars. I…

Tomato Plants

hello, I have indoor tomato plants that have grown long and skinny ( my first time growing from the seeds). I now have re planted them into bigger indoor pots until I can plant in soil outside. How do I…

Growing Marigolds from Seed and Cross Pollination

How can I prevent my marigolds from cross pollinating with other marigolds of different varieties?  I want to harvest seeds that will grow and look just like their parents.  My yard is really small, so each of my marigolds (they…