How to completely remove grass

Hi, I have many perennials in my yard and want to remove grass and weed completely. My understanding is the safest way is to cover the yard with newspaper and mulch for winter time. The question is, do I cover…

Suspicious lawn dry patches

Hi there, Back in April, we installed new sod in our front yard. A few weeks ago, the area where the new sod was installed started getting dry patches. The area where the old grass stayed does not have these…

Weeds in Lawn

I would like to use the “ black plastic method” to kill the tons of weeds that have grown in my backyard, so that I can plant new grass from seeds. I have never used this method and was wondering:…

Grass

Hello: I am new to Gardening and, as I am retiring, I would like to dedicate time to learn about it so that I can create a garden at home. I would like to start with having healthy and barefoot-walkable…

Clover lawn eaten by Rabbits

I planted white clover in my backyard as it’s resistant to dog urine. It was easy to grow and looked great, until a cute wee rabbit discovered it. It’s having a feast on my clover! Will it recover after being…

Nostoc

How do I get rid of nostoc on my lawn?…

Using a dried out sod roll

My garage organization need a new late spring cleaning. Finding a roll of grass sod, made me wonder how to dispose of it, since it’s dried out, from a week ago. But can I revive it with the same TLC…

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…