Raccoons Digging Lawns

Racoons are digging up small (so far) patches of my lawn – resembles a short line of sod if you were laying sod (but smaller than a sod strip). There are probably grubs just below the top of the lawn,…

Growing Under a Norway Maple

My friends have a Norway Maple in their north facing backyard (North Toronto, clay soil, medium moisture). They love the shade but are having problems growing plant materials underneath because of this tree. I think the main challenge is the…

Grubs Harming Grass

I am going to need to replace my complete front lawn. We have just purchased a house from an elderly gentleman who had not been able to do battle with grubs over the last couple of years. There is not…

old sod

Hello. I am replacing part of my backyard lawn. i have removed the top layer of old sod which has mostly dandelions and clover. do I have to get rid of it completely before putting new sod or I can…

I have the worst weeds ever!!!!!

I have an entire lawn of weeds that have all gone to seed. The soil is quite hard and the grass if any is definitely not all that pleasing. And suggestions as to what to do. I am willing to…

planting grass for the first time in backyard

I am hoping to attempt to plant grass seed in my backyard. I live in downtown Toronto and my backyard is mostly shaded by large trees in the area. There is some patchy grass near the back of my yard…

Creeping Charlie

I believe I’ve read all your answers to previous questions re: Creeping Charlie in lawns. In my case in Toronto, this weed has been creeping into one section of our lawn from neighbouring lawns on two sides and keeps spreading.  …

Watering lawns in GTA: season length

How far into the fall should we water lawn grass?  The ground seemed moist this morning, when I looked at some plugs from my water measuring cups insert, as I considered watering this morning, and I postponed it until sunday…