• Bent grass

    I live in Erie Pa...zone 5...clay soil, sun and shade Each year when it gets hot the grass in our yard no matter how much water it gets dies in big unsightly ...

  • Shady lawn has mildew

    A black walnut tree dominates our yard, with its canopy covering nearly the entire space. We planted Kentucky blue grass, which seems to have developed a white powdery mildew. How can I get rid of the mildew?  Is there another ...

  • grey grubs in the lawn

    We live in Toronto. Sunny, dry conditions, clay soil with about 4 inches topsoil. How do we control grey grubs in the lawn.

  • Lawn Rescue!

    I am trying to rescue my lawn and I need some direction as to how to proceed.  I am a complete beginner to this sort of thing. I have heard that ...

  • Best hardy plants for a woody garden

    What would be the best hardy plants for a woody garden.  There are 4 trees in the immediate area with many more in surrounding area, the soil is clay based and it is part sun.  I want to create a tapestry effect with ...

  • Vinca

    Is vinca invasive?

  • Grubs in lawn

    My lawn has few yellowish patch. Some one told me that I have grubs in my lawn, they just trade my neighbor's lawn, and I should do the same treatment. My question is how to find out the patch is ...

  • Plants to grow in flagstone path?

    I recently installed a simple flagstone path in my shady back garden – what are some plants that could grow between the stones? something low-growing, durable and perhaps aromatic? I sunk each stone individually so that the soil between them has no ...

  • Replacing my lawn

    What’s the best way to get rid of my lawn?  I want to replace it with shrubs and flowers.

  • Ground cover for large shady lawn?

    I have a new property with a big back yard with an eastern exposure and lots of trees. I have children and dogs. I would like to use something other than grass, since I think it will be hard to ...