Containing Bindweed

I am dealing with bindweed in both my garden and my lawn. I know the only way to eradicate it is to keep cutting it off at ground level which I am doing in the garden, but not able to…

Yellow clematis tangutica

Hello there, Is clematis tangutica – with a yellow flower, available during Spring/Summer in Garden centers in Toronto? I have never seen a yellow one for sale. Thank you very much.…

Replacing Vinca with a native ground cover

I have been seeing posts on FB groups (Ontario Gardening eg) that Vinca is invasive and not local and should be eradicated. Is this true If yes, what ground cover would you recommend?…

Bamboo

Hi, do you know where in Toronto ( North York) I can buy bamboo to plant in front of an east facing fence to block my neighbour’s wall? I have heard that Fargesia dracocephala works well. I have a locust…

Golden Creeping Jenny

What do you know about Golden creeping Jenny? Can it be planted in Toronto? Is it good ground cover plant? Is it short (that’s what I’d prefer). Is it Evergreen? Is it sold in Toronto or it is something not…

Japanese Knotwood Disposal

Can i put japanese knotwood that i’ve cut down in my yard waste bag? My neighbour (we both have the plant coming up in our yard) sent me some information from your site stating that it’s hard to dispose of…

Identifying and Controlling Invasive Weeds

Hello! I recently enjoyed a presentation at the library on gardening by one of your volunteers. Can you help me identify this weed and offer advice on how to best control it please? They tend to grow tall and out…