Mud creek ravine

Hello I have a house that backs on to the mud creek ravine on Hudson drive by the pedestrian walkway bridge. I would like to plant things to green up the ravine slope and also help with erosion. Was thinking…

Native plant suggestions

Hi there, What is the best combinations of native plants for full sun areas and shaded areas? Thanks!…

Asclepias Management

I have managed to control the invasive roots of my “Bleeding Heart” plants by sinking 2 foot long sections of plastic irrigation conduit into the ground, (diameter is about 1.5 feet).  Bottom is layered with gravel, then landscaping fabric, followed…

Dutchman’s Pipe ID

Hello, I live in Hamilton, Ontario and have a row of bushes in front of my balcony at my apartment. There are at least 4 of these in the bushes, and I’m hoping someone can tell me what they are?…

native garden Etobicoke

Who would you recommend to hire in the spring to design and convert much of my front and back yard to native plants? I need a native plant expert! I want to get a couple of quotes over the winter…

Plant/Vine Identification

I have seen this vine growing in hydro right-of-way paths and in the naturalized areas of a golf course here in Toronto. The vine grows quite large and has odd looking, soft, prickly ovoid green “fruits” that hold the seeds…

Planting Under Oak Trees

Please tell me what can grow under a big oak tree. The soil is shallow and much limestone in the area… grass doesn’t grow. Is there a tall perennial flower? Or ground cover with flowers?…

Plant (weed?) identification

Hello, We purchased a house last year and a previous owner obviously enjoyed gardening. There are some beautiful plants that have popped up, but I was hoping to please have some help in identifying what I believe are weeds (although…