Leaves from chemically treated lawns

I’ve been sheet mulching (cardboard then soil) a few flower beds for spring on/over parts of my front lawn. I want to further cover them with fallen leaves but I’m finding myself a bit low on leaves this year (we…

Mystery Plant

We have a strange plant in our yard that we have not been able to identify. It’s growing in Richmond Hill (GTA) in sun. It just started to flower? in early October and produced the purple things at the top…

Grass seed

If grass seed is old will it still germinate?…

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My front yard is a disaster with mushrooms in the lawn area and most of the proper grass has been replaced by feral grasses and weeds.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…