Garlic mustard

Hello, we have a property near Thornbury. I noticed with horror that garlic mustard is making its way along a pretty creek I just looked back at another question about this wretched plant and know how to eliminate it –…

Native climbing flowering vines

Hi there, I have started a garden at my school using native plants. I would like to plant a vine ( preferably flowering) that could climb the chain link fence. Can you recommend a plant? The garden is part sun/part…

Drought tolerant flowering shrubs

Please help me with some recommendations for drought tolerant flowering shrubs for my front yard. I want something that has a pretty full canopy that extends to the ground. The point of that is to block sunlight and would eventually…

Controlling Common Milkweed

Hello, I am running into a bit of an issue with the more prolific native plants in my garden and my neighbour and was wondering if maybe you or anyone of your members has run into this problem before and…

Recommendations for edible native plants

I am interested in plants native to Southern Ontario, particularly edible native plants.  I know about wild leeks, serviceberry, jerusalem artichoke and blueberries and would like other suggestions particularly herbaceous perennials. Suggestions of web sites or books I might check…

Woodland border garden transition to forest

I have a cottage property near the Rideau Lakes Region.  I would like to do some container vegetable gardening on the deck as well as introduce more native plants to my property?  How can I create a nice looking woodland…