• 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 ...

  • Gout weed

    Hi, a family member informed us that we have a large patch of gout weed. Could you please provide advice on the best way to get rid of it? Thanks very much

  • Perennial wild flower bed

    Need suggestion to plant about 3000 sq. ft. Area under trees in a sandy garden in wasaga beach. Some sunlight. Would like to have one colour low growth to look like a blanket of flowers in the trees

  • Plant design around seasonal allergies

    I'm allergic to grass and pollen. Is it possible to plan a garden around my allergies? I realize that the neighbours will do what they want., on both sides in my small west end toronto garden of 400 sq feet. I don’t ...

  • Ground cover, easy sow, to replace grass

    I am looking for a ground cover, drought tolerant, zone 3, that I can sow directly into grass that I hope the ground cover will eventually replace.

  • best cover crop/where to buy

    Hello, I am in Toronto (zone 6?) and am wondering what is the best cover crop to protect the bare soil surrounding my annual and perennial plants. I've heard white clover is good because it is a small size, perennial, ...