lawn weeds

I am a new home owner. My lawn is full of weeds after getting dry. What can I do to maintain it free of weeds?…

Mulching to suppress grass between trees

We planted 46 dappled willow trees in a zigzag pattern about two years ago. The trees have a six foot spacing with quite a healthy lawn in between. We would like to place mulch over the grass between the trees…

My lawn is dead

I live in Toronto n my lawn this year is not looking good at all ! Please help me. I am also thinking if possible to plant an alternative to grass and I will not have to pay to someone…

clover

Hello, My front yard has been overtaken by clovers in the last couple years. All the grass is dead at this point and the clovers are covering 85% of the yard. After a soil test I can see that nitrogen…

Nothing but Weeds

We live in a house where nothing will grow but weeds in the backyard. We tried to overseed, we tried weed killers, we even put in new sod but we get nothing but weeds. Apparently our house is built on…

Overwintering Maiden Grass in Containers

This spring we planted maiden grass graziella in many containers around our patio. We know that this is a perennial that would normally return every year if planted in the ground. Our experience last year was that the grasses didn’t…

Weeds and Pests

Hello, I am writing from Ottawa (zone 5). We bought our home last fall and found this summer that both the front and back yards had been severely neglected for many years (the previous owners were an elderly couple who…

Shrub or ornamental grass for shady box

Hello I live in Guildwood, Scarborough and keep digging up lawn to replace with something. The latest is that we dug up the area by the deck on the North side of the house and built 4 ft by 4ft…

grass seed

I wanted to know if a grass seed like “Scotts” is a quality grass seed and if you have any ideas of where i can get top quality seed in the Toronto area for both sunny areas and shady areas.…