• Ground Covers for Slope

    Hi there, My yard backs in a slope about 50 degree in North York. I’m looking for a recommendation for a low maintenance, shade tolerant ground cover that could help control erosion on an east facing but fully ...

  • Weed in Grass

    I have an obnoxious weed in my lawn that I can never pull out by hand because it always breaks off at the ground level. I have enclosed a picture of it but cannot find the name ...

  • Crabgrass Problem

    the lawn is full of crabgrass - its in high sun. clay-type soil. i have pulled out many with their roots, but its too difficult physically for me. is there an easier, ethical way to remove them? sorry, unable ...

  • Backyard Grass Dead Overnight

    My backyard had green grass from the beginning of spring this year & we were watering it on a daily basis & it was nice & green.But last weekend all of a sudden there were huge areas ...

  • Alien Invasion

      The plant in the attached picture is slowly taking over my garden. I don't know what it is, and it seems to choke out the plants I want to keep. Any ideas ...

  • Ground cover for between flagstone.

    I have a small back garden and have removed the grass and replaced it with flagstone. I would like to plant a low perennial ground cover between the stones. I have some experience with creeping thyme. Is ...

  • Removal of old sod

    On this site I have read about turning old sod upside down then covering with several layers of newsprint, then organic matter, then new top soil before establishing a new flower bed. If I intend to dispose of ...

  • Removing Pavers

    I am planning to remove ~450 brick pavers (15 feet x 20 feet from our backyard and plant grass. Under the pavers is a sheet of landscaping fabric, then about 3/4 inch of stone aggregate, then some really ...

  • Propagating Ajuga as ground cover

    What is the easiest way to propagate ajuga as ground cover? When our neighbour pulled up the ajuga in his garden he piled it on the grass before gathering it up to put into the composter. Some tiny ...

  • Is there a perennial Riviera Blue Eyes Lobelia for Toronto?

    Is there a type of this lobelia that's perennial for Toronto area? I picked some up in previous year from a big box store and loved the look. However, I don't want to go through the effort and ...