How to Propagate Schreber’s big red stem moss

Hello, I found quite a lot of Scherber’s big red stem moss on my garden floor and would like to propagate it further in my garden. How can I do that? It seems to be growing only in the shaded…

Juglans and foot traffic tolerant groundcover

Hello – looking for options to plant between flagstones in a west facing backyard with a large black walnut tree so quite shady. Planting area under drip line. Scarborough bluffs, so very sandy soil. Many thanks for your advice.…

ProtectingTree while Roto-tilling

I have been trying for two years to turn a newly fenced patch of garden into lawn for the family to play, beside our small downtown semi, with limited success. The area was formerly mostly periwinkle, some irises, some Solomon…

Plants in tree bed mostly gone

Hello, I live in Toronto and I have a big maple tree in my backyard — the tree bed used to be mostly full with euonymus fortunei. However, this year, after the winter, a lot of it seems to be…

Grass attacking Creeping Thyme carpet

Hi I have a nice carpet of creeping thymes that i planted in my front yard a few years back and they just flourished and the flower carpet is beautiful in early summer. I noticed over the past few years…

Wild Strawberry Vine

I have wild strawberry growing throughout my lawn in my backyard. It appears impossible to get rid of as it grows underneath the grass and just creates an entire interconnected system. Once it has developed as it has is there…

Hardy Ground Cover for Driveway

We live in climate zone 6 and have a permeable driveway made of concrete pavers. I would love to plant a ground cover that will grow in between the concrete in fairly rich loam and green the driveway. It must…

Tulips vs Sedum Goldmoss Stonecrop (yellow star)

Hi I planted Tulips bulbs 7 years ago and they have been coming every Spring no problem. Last year, I planted Sedum goldmoss ground cover in that area. Right now, I do not see any sign of Tulips where the…

Creeping thyme they look dead now

Hi I have creeping thyme. I planted them as ground cover 3 years ago and they have been fine. I do not recall when they usually start turn green after the winter is gone. Right now they look so brown…