Plants in tree bed mostly gone

Hello, I live in Toronto and I have a big maple tree in my backyard — the tree bed used to be mostly full with euonymus fortunei. However, this year, after the winter, a lot of it seems to be…

Which soil to use for native garden in dry shade

I am beginning work on what will be a native plant garden in the west end of Toronto. First I will remove a layer of asphalt, and up to 12 inches of gravel. The soil underneath is sandy, and the…

Greenery/Shrubs for Shade and Tough Soil

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. I have a spot in my back garden in Toronto (south facing), it is about 6-8ft by 2ft. It is under a big tree and next to my neighbour’s…

Perennial wild flower bed*

Need suggestion to plant about 3000 sq. ft. Area under trees in a sandy garden in wasaga beach. Some sunlight. Would like to have one colour low growth to look like a blanket of flowers in the trees…