plant 1 name , disease unknown

I have a dozen plants in the garden which I don’t know the name of. Attached is one plant that got infected very badly. I am going to send them one by one online. Hope you can help. I am…

Organic soil

Hi, Can you tell me the best place to purchase organic soil for my vegetable garden? Would you recommend two different types of soils and how best should I go about having it dropped off at my home? Thx.…

Spring cleaning of flower beds

Good day, In cleaning out some of my flower beds I don’t usually rake but try to remove certain “undesirables” such as the tar spotted Norway maple leaves and the petioles by hand. My question is about the great number…

Garden Suggestions

I live at Keele and Eglinton. More of a clay surface soil.  The garden looks a hell of a lot better than when I moved here 12 years ago. Both gardens I am trying to beautify are located in full…

tiny front garden ideas

Hello, My front is a just 18″ deep and about 10 feet long – it was once just concrete but we have recently removed it and placed a wooden barrier around it. The house is south facing so I am…

Enhancing soil with compost

Each year, I apply (work in) well composted sheep manure around my mother’s plants. I also apply cedar mulch. I have been doing that for 7 years since I redesigned my mother’s garden. Is that enough nourishment for my plants?…

Planting a Tree: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”  Nelson Henderson The key to growing a healthy tree begins with proper planting procedures. This gardening guide outlines each step in successful…