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Attack of the Wilting Tomatoes

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When good vegetables go bad! Are your tomatoes revolting against you by wilting, or even beginning to rot on the bottom of the fruits? Here is some of our advice on how to grow great tomatoes, and common issues we see.

Pepper Maggots

Categories: Advice, Niagara Garden|

Have you experienced premature ripening or decay of your peppers where they rot and drop to the ground?Or have you ever harvested a perfect looking pepper, but when you open it it is full of maggots? If either of these have happened to you, your peppers have pepper maggots. Learn how to control this yucky pest in your vegetable gardens.

Reclaim Your Yard From Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes ruining your backyard time? Find out some natural controls you can use to help keep populations down.

Palm Paradise in Niagara

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Our poolside palms have arrived. We have Niagara's best selection of large palms, come down and experience the tropics here at Rice Road. We can help you create your very own staycation in your backyard.

Why won’t my Hydrangea bloom?

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden, Trees and Shrubs|

Learn why your hydrangeas won't bloom with this handy article. The reason may be easier than you think!

Scarlet Lily Beetle

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden, Perennials, Pesticides|

Did your lilies last season just turn to sticks? The culprit could be the Scarlet Lily Beetle. Unfortunately we already have some sightings in Niagara. Read about these pests and how to control them.

Butterflies in Ontario

Categories: Advice, Featured, Niagara Garden, Perennials|

Over the last few years the population of butterflies has been declining. Learn more on why this has happened and what we as gardeners can do to help.

Organic Vegetables for 2018

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Featured, Fruits and Herbs, Niagara Garden|

New for 2018, alongside our expansive vegetable selection, we will have a selection of Certified Organic Vegetables. Here is a list of what we will have spring/summer 2018. Please note availability can change frequently. A Arugula Rocket B Broccoli Belstar   Brussel Sprouts Nautic C Cantaloupe Sivan   Cauliflower Skywalker   Cucumber Little Leaf Pickling [...]

Hey, seaweed brain!

Categories: Advice, Ponds|

For pond enthusiasts, seaweed-like algae can be extremely frustrating. Learn what it is and how to control it.

Fire Blight or Leaf Scorch?

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden|

If you have a tree where leaves look scorched, as if they have been burnt, you may want to give this article a quick peak. Learn the difference between leaf scorch and fire blight.

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