• mosquito breeding prevention

    In a 6'by4' plastic pond, is it possible to prevent mosquitos breeding by putting in a few drops of bleach daily? Or is that Summit Dunks, (B. th) I think they are called on line- more expensive though- and meant to ...

  • What’s destroying my rose buds??

    For the last couple years, on my seemingly healthy rosebushes, the early new buds wilt, turn brown or black and fall off, and the stem and foliage right there also turns black. There are no marks or damage further down ...

  • How to get rid of moss

    I have problem with moss growing in my lawn underneath some cedar trees. How should I handle this problem?                

  • Another kind of weed?

    Hi. Is this a weed and if so what kind? I have 2 in my front garden in Richmond Hill. How to get rid of it? Now it has tiny white ...

  • Bare and dug up garden lawn

    What is causing lawn to be bare, brown and dug up in places and what can be done about it?  

  • Japanese beetles

    Last year I had a lot of trouble with Japanese beetles.  I have some large ornamental cherries in my yard which I think attract them and they were eating all my roses.  This year I am going to take out ...

  • Ants in compost

    I dug out some soil from my compost heap and discovered its full of little ants.  What can I do to get rid of them in the compost before putting in my window boxes at the front of the house.  ...

  • Scale infestation on Chinese Buddhist Pine (Japanese Yew) Bonsai

    Hello, I have had a bonsai tree for three years. It is called a Chinese Buddhist Pine, or Japanese Yew. For the past several weeks I have noticed leaves that have brown segments, get very brittle, then drop off. Under ...

  • Racoons Destroying Lawn

    I have a problem with racoons lifting up my lawn.  I put the grass back each morning and have added soil and lawn seed, but it has been getting worse over the last few weeks. How can I stop the ...

  • Nematodes

    Nematodes.  Where should I purchase them and how can I tell if they are alive?