Skyrocket Junipers dying in clay

Hi there. I have searched your forums and am not sure I’m seeing the exact answer to this. I’m wondering if you might be able to advise on an attempted fix for some junipers that are not doing well in…

Restoring Depleted Soil

How should I go about restoring the totally depleted soil of my back garden? I have just moved into a new home and would like to have a beautiful garden. I have acquired a neglected backyard surrounded by old trees,…

Soil prep for Karl Foerster and Hakonechloa grass

I will be planting Karl Foerster and Hakconechloa grasses together (the Foerster in the background against a fence). Currently I have a lot of clay in the area that I want to plant both of them (they will be together).…

Removal of old sod

On this site I have read about turning old sod upside down then covering with several layers of newsprint, then organic matter, then new top soil before establishing a new flower bed. If I intend to dispose of the old…

Moore Park Garden Advice

Hello. I have just demolished a big garage in my back yard, which gives me new planting opportunities! But the soil is hard clay (I believe) and has had a garage sitting on it for 95 years. What is the…