Grass

Hi, we live in a west facing home, the soil was predominantly clay but we have put layers of good soil on top but our grass does not survive. What should we do, this is our 4 th spring when…

considering lawn alternatives

I am considering a lawn alternative that can tolerate medium foot traffic and has low maintenance. I live in Brampton. I am considering this for my backyard. I would like to know what kind of ground cover can I consider.…

Sedum album ‘Coral Carpet’

Hi I want to consider Sedum album ‘Coral Carpet’ as a ground cover. My questions 1) Can they survive Toronto winter. I know the zone is saying in the label 2-9 but I do not believe these marketing labels 2)…

Garden Suggestions

I live at Keele and Eglinton. More of a clay surface soil.  The garden looks a hell of a lot better than when I moved here 12 years ago. Both gardens I am trying to beautify are located in full…

Lawn alternative

I’m looking for a sort of lawn alternative. We have a large area of dirt (4 thousand square feet) that is needing coverage. We do not want to plant grass due to maintenance. We are looking for a low growing,…

Microclover

I am about to start a lawn on PEI and was interested in micrclover. Can it be used as the only seed for a lawn or can it be mixed with creeping thyme? How do I get some? What is…

Cover Lawn

Hello. I plan to remove my grass lawn and plant a clover one as soon as my backyard dries up (St. Clair / Rogers) area of Toronto. Will a clover lawn attract a lot of bees to the point of…

Microclover

Where can I purchase microclover in Toronto?…