Rubber Tire Pellet Mulch

We bought a house this past winter and just moved in a couple of weeks ago. This past weekend, we finally started working in our yard. To our horror, we realized that the landscaped garden was covered in brown rubber…

Grow Me Some Veggies

I would like to pay someone to turn some seeds I have into veggies for me to eat.…

Vegetable Garden and Cedar Hedge

A cedar hedge frames my neighbor’s back yard, and my vegetable garden runs down the property line, in full sun. My garden is 20+ years old and the cedar was planted three seasons ago. I have read that cedar will…

Hyacinth Vines + Seed Collection

I planted some hyacinth vines in my garden this year and they are now producing seed pods. Do I pick those pods now and dry them indoors or wait until they wither on the vine ?…

Growing Zuccini, No Female Flowers

I have deep wood container boxes. They are large 8ft by 5ft about. I am in Haliburton. I have planted zuccini two years in a row and get lots of only male flowers. The stem of the plant coming out…

Veggie and Plant Issues

I am adding a few pictures with 3 various problems. The spinach and collard in my vegetable garden has the same problem as I had last year. I have a box with very good organic soil. All my other vegetables…

Vegetable Growing

I had a few failures with my vegetable planting this past year that I am hoping to rectify this year. I have wooden L-shaped planters on my deck that get 2-4 hours of sun (although it can be shady sun…

When to Plant Onion Sets?

I have a garden at the Leslie Street Allotment Gardens in Toronto. It has raised beds. Can you advise when is the earliest I could plant “onion sets”? Each year I start looking to buy the sets in late March…

Grow Food for the Wild Organic Study – Iroquois Diet

I want to study the effect of Wild Organic Food on Disease with the Canadian Naturopathic College at Leslie and Sheppard, but need some help growing food and looking for participants. I have found one farmer that will grow some…