• Groundcover for Gap Between Fences

    I have an 8 inch gap between my fence and my neighbours' fence that runs along the property line. I would like to use a ground cover that is low maintenance to avoid having to maintain any plants or tend ...

  • Growing Grass Near Walnut Tree

    We live in London Ontario, my neighbour has 2 walnut trees our grass has started dying off the last couple years near it we get mostly sun on our side but it is about a 15 foot square area. My 2nd ...

  • Lawn Care

    Given the present temperatures, is it too early to fertilize and/or seed my lawn at this time? Thank you

  • Cedar Hedges & Adjacent Grass

    Hi there, over the last few years I have been unintentionally neglecting my cedar hedges. They have grown to be quite tall and I would like to trim their height, as well as give them a haircut ...

  • Nematodes or New Grass Seeds, Which Goes First?

    Last fall we moved into a house that had been uninhabited for 10+ years. As you can imagine, its been a struggle to wrestle the house and grounds back from nature (mice, birds, cockroaches, ants, fleas, squirrels, etc). The 3000 ...

  • Soil Preparation and Planting

    Hello, I'm inquiring about proper soil preparation for planting the following: 1. yew hedge 2. japans maples 3. bobo hydrangea, 4. japanese blood grass, all gold hakoni grass, sunrise hosts, peonies, clematis etc. Our soil is layered as follows: 1. 5"- 9" of fresh triple mix on ...

  • Overseeding

    Is it too late now to overseeding the lawn?

  • Chinch Bugs

    I own a home in central Toronto. New sod was laid in early September 2016, and we have a sprinkler system in use. We went away on vacation for two weeks recently (early August) and came home to find that ...

  • Creeping Thyme Seed

    Four times since the middle of May I have mixed Creeping Thyme seed with fine sand, spread and gently raked it in bare soil in a small area exposed to full sun. It has received plenty of water this year ...

  • Out of Control Raspberry Canes

    A portion of our yard is overgrown with raspberry canes which I tried pulling (roots and all) but they persist. We have an abundance if periwinkle on the property and my question is, might pulling the canes once more and planting ...