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…

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…

I do not want to mow my lawn anymore

Could you please let me know how I can have a lawn that does not need regular mowing, I have 2 standard poodles, I live in North York, I am old but I do not want to move out of…

Removal of ant colony in a lawn*

We have two large ant colonies (large black ants, not carpenter) in our lawn. The ground is soft where they are and I have tried pouring boiling water down the holes, using vinegar, etc but they keep coming back. What…

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…

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…