Vegetable show judging

When entering beans for a show are all types of beans considered to be just one cultivar eg. Bush, pole or Asian…

After care for variety of flowers planted

Hello there, below is the list of plants we planted this week. We are looking for care directions for each one of these along with type of fertilizer, bloom time and disease control info. I tried google but it doesn’t…

Indoor vegetable gardening

I just moved to the heart of the downtown Toronto core and felt like my apartment could use some greenery. I haven’t grown many things before – I managed to keep a peace lily alive for a few years, so…

Vegetable gardening for a super newbie

Hello, in a couple of weeks, we are moving into a house for the very first time. The location is North York (Yonge & Finch area). There is a vegetable garden plot in the backyard (lots of sun exposure, no…

Garlic chives??

This week in my organics order I received a bunch of garlic chives. I recognized them as being very similar to a clump of greens in my garden. I am wondering if the clump is in fact garlic chives. Can…

Tomato plants cut off: Can they grow back?

Hello, I live in North Toronto with a south-facing vegetable garden outside of my ground floor apartment. In late May, I planted four tomato plants including big beef, cherry and green zebra. I removed suckers from axles and bottom leaves.…

vegetables to grow in late August

We have recently bought a house in Markham. Am I too late to start growing some vegetables in my backyard ? If not, I want to grow some simple basic veggies like lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and some herbs. Where will…

growing peas

I live in the Beach part of Toronto. Is it too late to plant a 2nd crop of peas? thanks so much for your time.…