• 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…

  • Grubs Harming Grass

    I am going to need to replace my complete front lawn. We have just purchased a house from an elderly gentleman who had not been able to do battle with grubs over the last couple of years. There is not…

  • Chinch Bugs

    My lawn is severely damaged by chinch bugs. Is it too late in the season to apply some pesticide? What kind of pesticide do you recommend? Will Teper…

  • Small holes in my grass..no sign of grubs but there are small holes all over my lawn.

    Downtown Toronto-many black squirrels, raccoons, and rabbits for the first time. We have a dog so afraid to put cayenne in small holes. First time in 30 years that I have had these holes in my yard.…

  • Large ant hill in garden

    We need to destroy a very large ant hill, circumference of 2 feet, height 6 inches, in a garden. Ground cover covers it. We have been using Ant Out (diatomaceous earth) and garden ant bait as well as boiling water.…

  • Tree Roots

    I’m in Central Newfoundland and have mature maple trees. The roots are now coming up thru my lawn and of course the grass has died. What do you suggest?…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • planting grass for the first time in backyard

    I am hoping to attempt to plant grass seed in my backyard. I live in downtown Toronto and my backyard is mostly shaded by large trees in the area. There is some patchy grass near the back of my yard…

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