Combination of challenges

My dog has done his business and killed the grass, so I would like to replace it with ground cover, and 2-3 types of plants of different heights. It would be nice to have flowering, evergreen and/or edible plants, maybe…

Woody/wilting English lavender stem

  I live in East York and I bought an English lavender plant and am growing it in a container.  Two weeks have now passed and my lavender seems to be consistently droopy and does not perk up at night…

Triple Mix for hellebores

Is “triple mix” sufficiently alkaline for Hellebores? I purchased two at TBG’s plant sale following the cancellation of Canada Blooms and want to make sure I plant them in the best possible soil conditions.…

High Soil Analyses Readings, Poorer Yields*

We have a vegetable garden which was started in 2010. The soil is very shallow, shale bedrock only 4 or 5 inches below. We made raised beds with good organic loam, 10 inches and have added large amounts of composted…