• Creeping thyme

    Hi, I live in Niagara and want to plant creeping thyme in the vineyard at the base of the vines. 1. to provide a bee friendly environment and 2. to prevent tall weeds around the vine. It would need to ...

  • Weeding in the Rain

    With all the rain forecast in the next couple of weeks in the GTA, can weeds be manually pulled from soil, or does it damage the soil structure? It seems tempting since the moisture and weed root adherence to the ...

  • Grass Seed

    We have a bad grub problem on our lawn. We face south and southwest, large corner lot in mid town Toronto. Have tried nemodades but has not worked. We are reseeding and currently have a mixture of ryegrass, red fescue ...

  • Seeding grass

    Hello, I am in Toronto, High Park area. Is it too soon to put out grass seed for long repair? I wanted to do it this weekend but I see the night temps are still quite chilly. I'm new ...

  • Garden Suggestions

    I live at Keele and Eglinton. More of a clay surface soil.  The garden looks a hell of a lot better than when I moved here 12 years ago. ...

  • Raccoons Digging Lawns

    Racoons are digging up small (so far) patches of my lawn - resembles a short line of sod if you were laying sod (but smaller than a sod strip). There are probably grubs just below the top of the lawn, ...

  • Growing Moss

    We have a small approx. 200sq ft yard with lots of shade and a very compact clay soil. Unfortunately we have given up on grass because of multiple failed attempts...I was wondering where we could buy sheet or fragmented pleurocarpous ...

  • Grass Alternative by Sidewalk

    Hi there I have a patch of grass, this is section of lawn that is between the curb and sidewalk. This patch as well sits on the property line between my neighbor and I. The grass I can't be bothered anymore. I'm ...

  • Growing Under a Norway Maple

    My friends have a Norway Maple in their north facing backyard (North Toronto, clay soil, medium moisture). They love the shade but are having problems growing plant materials underneath because of this tree. I think the main challenge is the ...

  • Yard Grading

    My backyard fence line is the highest point of the yard, which grades towards the house. The back fence is one-half raised vegetable bed with peonies, a Japanese maple and ground cover to one side, and dwarf lilac, euonymus grafted ...