• Alien invasion

      The plant in the attached picture is slowly taking over my garden. I don’t know what it is, and it seems to choke out the plants I want to keep. Any ideas of how I can control it? Right…

  • Creeping ever green

    I live in King City Ontario North of Vaughan. I am interested in knowing about this every green I have seen growing on step like structures. It appeals to me as it appears to cover areas without giving room for…

  • Ground cover for between flagstone.

    I have a small back garden and have removed the grass and replaced it with flagstone. I would like to plant a low perennial ground cover between the stones. I have some experience with creeping thyme. Is that my only…

  • Is there a perennial Riviera Blue Eyes Lobelia for Toronto?

    Is there a type of this lobelia that’s perennial for Toronto area? I picked some up in previous year from a big box store and loved the look. However, I don’t want to go through the effort and expense of…

  • Groundcover Plants for Growing Under Trees

    I have a maple tree and an Alberta Spruce tree in my garden. Unfortunately nothing seems to grow beneath the trees. The main concern is under the tall Alberta spruce where there are no plants. Can you suggest any perennial…

  • 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 the…

  • 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…

  • 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 all around so…

  • 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…

  • Bloodroot

    Hello. Living in gatineau quebec. I had transplanted some bloodroot from my backyard- growing naturally. Have had to cut down many trees due to ash borer. Consequently now gardens receive more sunlight, and bloodroot foliage is yellowing. Do i replant…

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