Plants not growing

My small front and sloped garden produces zero growth to plants in general. There is a huge ugly pine tree planted that cannot be removed. None of the plants seem to grow at all and many have died. Petunias and…

New Eastern White Cedar Hedge Root Rot?

Hello! In September 2020, I had a 50 foot long Eastern Cedar hedge planted by a professional company in my backyard. The hedge was planted in a 1ft x 1ft trench with soil/manure/fertilizer mix. The rest of the garden is…

Ground cover rather than mulch?

I would like to use a ground cover in a sunny part of my garden instead of cedar mulch. I would prefer a native plant. I have sweet woodruff cover in my shade garden. Will it grow in a sunnier…

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…

Creeping Jenny and name of a small tree

Good day, I have a question re a small tree like plant that my neighbor has in his garden that is very pretty. I enjoy it from my garden. He wants to give me a little one that always comes…

Native ground cover

Is there a native ground cover that is less than 4 inch high and will grow in dry full sun? The location is in north Scarborough.  …

Ground cover under 3 huge pine trees

We have 3 huge pine trees on a slope into the valley between our neighbour and us. It is bare except for the hostas that we have recently planted. When there is heavy rain, our roof gutter overrflows and washes…

Potentilla aurea

I found Potentilla aurea one store. I like it since I want a yellow follower/ground cover with yellow flower for spring time (the label says it blooms is summer which is ok too). My concern for this, is it going…