• Lawn alternative

    I'm looking for a sort of lawn alternative. We have a large area of dirt (4 thousand square feet) that is needing coverage. We do not want to plant grass due to maintenance. We are looking for a low growing, ...

  • Ground cover on a slope under a deck

    We are on the rouge valley with a steep slope and a large elevated deck. What gound cover would survive under the deck on the slope? Rain does get through the deck above, but there is permanent shade from the ...

  • Large ant hill in garden

    We need to destroy a very large ant hill, circumference of 2 feet, height 6 inches, in a garden. Ground cover covers it. We have been using Ant Out (diatomaceous earth) and garden ant bait as well as boiling water. ...

  • Removal of ant colony in a lawn

    We have two large ant colonies (large black ants, not carpenter) in our lawn. The ground is soft where they are and I have tried pouring boiling water down the holes, using vinegar, etc but they keep coming back. What ...

  • Tree Roots

    I'm in Central Newfoundland and have mature maple trees. The roots are now coming up thru my lawn and of course the grass has died. What do you suggest?

  • old sod

    Hello. I am replacing part of my backyard lawn. i have removed the top layer of old sod which has mostly dandelions and clover. do I have to get rid of it completely before putting new sod or I can ...

  • Warm weather ornamental grasses – are they dead?

    I have two rows of ornamental grasses – one row is cool weather and the other warm weather. The cool weather ones have come in and are doing well. Its now May 31st and the warm weather ones are showing ...

  • I have the worst weeds ever!!!!!

    I have an entire lawn of weeds that have all gone to seed. The soil is quite hard and the grass if any is definitely not all that pleasing. And suggestions as to what to do. I am willing to ...

  • Black Walnut Resistant Grass

    Hi, I have a shady back yard that is pestered by a Black Walnut tree on my neighbors yard. I am looking for suggestions of what grass I could grow that would survive albeit some additional tlc. I read this response to ...

  • Shrub or ornamental grass for shady box

    Hello I live in Guildwood, Scarborough and keep digging up lawn to replace with something. The latest is that we dug up the area by the deck on the North side of the house and built 4 ft by 4ft ...

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