Mulberry Sucker

When I first planted my mulberry I didn’t know you were supposed to cut off new shoots. I now have a sucker that has taken over my weeping mulberry and is a huge tree. It produces large amounts of fruit…

Lily of the Valley- Is it invasive?

I just bought Lily of the Valley at a nursery and was wondering if it is invasive? Should I plant it?  I love the smell of the flowers or or should I take it back to the store? Thank you…

Burning Bush prematurely turning

Hello, We thought that our burning bushes were mysterioiusly dying this year, however, I have seen several other bush’s in the same condition around Toronto? Is there something in Toronto that is causing this? Are they dying or sinply just…

Vinca die-back

Many of my vinca ground-cover plants are dying back. These plants have been healthy for many years. Symptoms include: black stem, yellowing leaves that turn brown and fall off. I am hoping there is a way to reduce the spread.…

Japanese knotweed

Which chemical I can use, to kill the Japanese knotweed. And where to buy. I’m in Canada Ontario…

Shade tolerant clumping grass

I want to grow something 8-10ft tall along about 8 feet of my fence line, to create privacy. I have sandy soil. The area is shady. I want fast growing. I’m not fond of cedars. Want something clumping so it…

lily of the valley

Hi Need to get rid of this! dig it up as much as possible. then newspapers and on top, soil… i guess the newspapers biodegrade and next year i can plant right on top of the soil?…

Removing Lily of the Valley

When I moved to my present home, the garden had a small patch of lily of the valley. It was pretty so I let it be. Over the years it has spread steadily and has now infiltrated other plants that…

Virginia Creeper

Hello, I have ivy growing on my fence. It is coming from the neighbour’s, other side of the fence. It looks quite nice when the leaves are out. I would like to know the name to perhaps plant more of…