How to prepare for gardening vegetables*

I have been assigned the task of maintaining my elderly father’s vegetable garden. Unfortunately, his health is in decline and like many of us 2nd and 3rd generation kids, I don’t know very much about the subject.The garden is about…

Trouble with vegetables – first time*

Hello, I’m a first time gardener and 3 months ago planted cherry tomatoes, bush beans , radishes , mini watermelon, chives, dill, coriander, small cucumbers. They were all doing well except the dill and chives that we’re all started in…

Shallow soil container gardening*

Please name some vegetables I could grow in a shallow (5-6″) container garden. The soil is good, it’s a sunny location, ample water, but it’s not deep and I can’t change this. Are there any vegetables — aside from various…

New to TO and looking to plant a garden*

Hi! First of all, what wonderful service. Thanks! I’ve just moved to TO. We have a little plot in our back yard which we are looking to seed. The soil seems good but perhaps a little clay heavy. Crops we…

Tomato plant leaves curling*

Hello. I started my tomato plants inside my house about 4 weeks ago. I moved them from under my lamp to beside my patio window to acclimatize them. The leaves started to curl and turn brown. How do I correct/save…

Planting in June*

Hi there, I’ve been living overseas for some time and will be back home in Ontario and not working for the whole summer. I’m keen to spend it in my family’s garden at the cottage in Kingston as it’s not…

Soil Test*

First timer. Plan to start a vegetable garden. In your ‘Basic Vegetable garden’ seminar, I was convinced to do a soil testing. Should I do the test using some kit available in hardware store or dig up 300g soil and…

Backyard 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…