• Crab Grass

    Over the last two years I have reseeded my friend’s lawn (which is quite small) with a grass mixture (rye, fescue, bluegrass) however half the lawn is thick with crab grass. The other half of the lawn, which is shaded…

  • Weeding question

    Please suggest ways to get rid of weeds growing in a pathway, without using a synthetic weedkiller. I’ve heard of homemade concoctions that might work ?…

  • creeping charlie problem

    I have been reading up on organic ways to remove this weed. I noticed its saying lime. Crashed lime stone? Or A different type? Also was wondering how well the newspaper works? Can I put it on soil and resod…

  • Vinegar as a herbicide

    I would like to try vinegar as a weed and vegetation killer.  It requires 10% acidic acid rather than the 5% in household vinegar.  I have not been able to find this and I hope someone can direct me to…

  • Replacing Dog-strangling vine with local plants

    I have a large infestation of DSV and have started digging it out.  The question that I have is this: what can I plant in the large empty areas, 3-4 square metres each, to inhibit or prevent the re-growth of…

  • Weed identification

    Hello, I am curious if anyone can help to identify this fern-like weed invading our midtown Toronto garden and offer any advice on eradication or control.  Thanks very much.…

  • landscaped rockery

    What is the best way to weed sporatic (make that prevalent!) grass that has invaded my rockery from the lawn. I have used a dandelion weeder & knife, but still manage to damage the perenials beside. Thank you…

  • PESTY ROOTS

    We have 4 old fruit trees in our yard that provide plenty of shade and privacy during the summer. This area has become quite a problem with what I think are trees (weeds) growing off the roots of these very…

  • Noxious Weed? Mullein

    This plant is growing in a part shady, sunny area on the west side of the house. I would like to remove the weed, but not sure if it is poisonous. Can you tell me the best way to remove…

  • Flower identification

    I’m wondering what kind of flower this is. She grows at the bottom of your rock garden, between the two bridges. The two blue petals span less than an inch in total.…

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