Pelletized lime for acidic lawn and borders

I have one giant Emily Carr-worthy pine in my back yard. The lawn and borders nearby have been bombarded with falling needles in the past few very hot, dry summer months and the acidic soil is thinning the grass and…

Lawn –

Our lawn is being sprayed with Fiesta Weed Control tomorrow morning. How long should we wait before reseeding bare spots?…

Lawn

Hello. First I would like to thank the master gardener who answered my question about garlic mustard. Very helpful. My next question is about this plant growing in my lawn in Mississauga. I will attach a photo. It looks like…

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…

Acidic soil perennials and other questions

Hello, I need recommendations for the following plants: 1. Flowering perennials to grow in acidic soil conditions. I already have hydrangeas. 2. Indoor airy focal plants for planters 3. Unique plants that would drape down in an indoor planter 4.…

Leaves from chemically treated lawns

I’ve been sheet mulching (cardboard then soil) a few flower beds for spring on/over parts of my front lawn. I want to further cover them with fallen leaves but I’m finding myself a bit low on leaves this year (we…

Did I kill my grass seed before it grew?

Hi, About 2 weeks ago I put some fertilizer on my lawn. A couple days later I put some grass seed and raked it around. A day later (maybe 2 days later) I added soil to the grass seeds on…

Lawn Rehabilitation

Hi. My grass didn’t do well over the winter and some dog pee has made it worse. I’m so confused about what to do step by step to revive it as all companies coming in give contradictory info. What’s the…

Lawns

(1) What is the best time of the year, and in what order, to dethatch, aerate, reseed, and top dress my lawns? Eg., if you aerate after reseeding, does that kill or scatter the seeds? (2) How often throughout the…