Small Front Lawn

I just moved to a new house with a small front lawn, but the grass is not in good condition & 1/3 is Impatiens with different colours which I don’t like.  Just wanted to get the lawn ready for next…

squirrels digging up my lawn

Squirrels keep ruining my efforts to grow a lush lawn by digging spiral-like shallow holes in the grass. Recently I raked thatch and dry patches of grass in a thin burnt part of the lawn that I intend to re-seed…

weedy sod

If I remove weedy sod (includes coarse invasive grass) to store over the winter in a plastic bag, in the spring may I safely work it into the garden soil without reactivating the weeds? Zone 5 hot dry summers,  …

Grass

Hello, I am developing a smart irrigation system as my university project and I would like to ask you some questions. Could you help me, please? This system will measure the soil moisture where the grass is planted and according…

Turf problem

I have Pythian blight and in another area of the lawn a rust that has formed on the turf. How can I get rid of I it before it destroys the lawn?  

Violas in my lawn

Many years ago, my garden had violas. Now they are no longer in the garden but in my lawn in pockets. I’ve tried pulling them out by hand but I just can’t seem to get rid of them … I…

Sod webworms

I have had lawn damage from these pests in past summers and have recently noted the moth stage. What advice can you give me to control these pests. ( i live in the Toronto thanks very much…

Determining Water Needs For Outdoor Flowers

How does a person know how much to water outdoor plants? I have a variety, connected by soaker hoses in west Toronto, and don’t want to waste water or time. I imagine it has to do with the individual needs…

Fiesta weed control – is it safe for the bees

My husband wants to use Fiesta weed control on our lawn. Their website says its environmentally safe but I’d like to have non-bias opinion regarding it’s safely for the bees, please.…

front lawn

Hi Masters, put in new sod on new soil on our front lawn two summers ago. Old lawn was developing too much thatch. Perhaps over fertilized it since it started to yellow within a few weeks. Ever since it has…