• How do I keep squirrels/chipmunks from eating my tulip blooms

    I planted some bulbs in the fall and was shocked to see a couple of them actually bloom. Within 2 days of blooming, a chipmunk ate the flowers. What can I do to stop that from happening ...

  • Dealing with creeping charlie

    Do you have any suggestions for getting rid of creeping Charlie? I have patches of it in my lawn. I’ve been trying to rip it out manually but am beginning to be overwhelmed by the task. I’d rather ...

  • Cherry Tree Mold?

    Greetings, I've just moved from Ontario out to BC (Kamloops) and unfortunately the cherry tree in the yard some sort of growth on the side of it. I'm not much of a gardener but I have ...

  • Killer bugs

    Hello, I have a tall perennial (6'). Not sure of the species. This is the 3rd year in a row where is being attacked by small worm like bugs. They eat away the leaves. When they are done, ...

  • Sparrows & Irises

    What's attractive, in overcast west-end Toronto, about these iris leaves? I tried to sneak up on the sparrows and catch them in the photo, They seem to be attracted to leaves or is it the possibility ...

  • Leafroller on Hydrangeas

    I have leafroller on my hydrangeas. I have been cutting them off but should I spray something on the plants and if yes please tell me what. I live in Massachusettes,USA.

  • Succulents & Carpenter Bees

    I have some hen and chicks  in the front garden, south facing, sandy soil. Would like to add more succulents to the garden. Any suggestions on what will survive the winter and thrive? I remember seeing a spiral shaped succulent ...

  • Please Save My Cherry Tree

    I have a quite old cherry tree at back yard of my newly-bought home in Scarborough, ON. This tree looks very dangerous. It already had several dead brunches being cut. And at the bottom of the trunk ...

  • Thyme and Ants

    Hi. I planted Thyme in my garden as ground cover. I noticed today, there are many ants around one of them. So I did dig a bit and saw many of them and some have wings. I did dig ...

  • Leaftier Larva – Hydrangea

    Hello! I have read your three posts on Hydrangea leaftier larva. Thank you for the information. I have been diligent for the last FOUR years, removing the pod like fused leaves from my plants, and cleaning any ...