My lawn is dead

I live in Toronto n my lawn this year is not looking good at all ! Please help me. I am also thinking if possible to plant an alternative to grass and I will not have to pay to someone…

12-3/4” Caterpillar Eating Creeping Jenny

A grey/green with a dark stripe, 3/4” long caterpillar has decimated my Creeping Jenny in just a few days. When I pick them off they form a tiny ball which I then destroy. Have you….. Suggestions…other than hand picking? Is…

Planting beneath trees

I live in Brampton (clay soil) and have 3 huge 50ft blue spruce trees in my front yard. Until now, we have kept them with their bottom branches sweeping the ground. However, since it is thinning near the bottom, we…

mushrooms in front yard lawn

My front yard is a disaster with mushrooms in the lawn area and most of the proper grass has been replaced by feral grasses and weeds. Please provide the steps to rectify the situation. Thanks…

Lawn traumatized

Hello folks, had some struggles with my lawn over the years (grubs-used nematodes)…overseeded again this year and finally starting to have a healthy lawn. …been cutting it at about 3″…….the other day want for about 1and a half inches and…

Putting a small garden to rest using black plastic

I want to dig up weeds, and place landscape fabric with mulch over a backyard of about 300 square feet so I can focus on other parts of the garden, and the smaller, but needy front lawn. It was suggested…

Fungus bloom? Liverwort

Hi.Can you help me with this? Here is a picture of fungus(?) blooming like crazy. It started beneath my pine tree and has spread further. Should I try to change the ph of the soil by adding wood ashes? Would…

Sod – When to Fertilize

The City recently laid sod to our lawn to repair the damage done during road/gutter/sidewalk rehabilitation work. Please advise when it is safe to fertilize the affected area. The sod was laid ten days ago. Thank you.…