Small garden area, huge tree

I am so sorry. I can’t localize your answer to my question (email) about what to plant in a small garden, facing south, with a huge tree. My apologies.…

Ground Covers for Slope

Hi there, My yard backs in a slope about 50 degree in North York. I’m looking for a recommendation for a low maintenance, shade tolerant ground cover that could help control erosion on an east facing but fully shaded steep…

fiddleheads

I would like to grow edible fiddleheads in my north-facing partial sun plot. Please advise where could I find/purchase/forage seedlings of ostrich fern in an attempt to grow and harvest fiddleheads? Thank you :)…

Flowering Shrub Recommendation

I’d like to plant a tall, flowering shrub along the west side of my yard.  There is a 4 foot fence along that side of the property so the shrub needs to be at least that tall.  My neighbour to…

Backyard Privacy Trees

We live in north Toronto and with big new builds behind us we have no privacy. We face south but limited sun due to 2 100ft trees either side of property. So old they have limited branches and no privacy.…

Deerfoot as Groundcover

I was in Burlington over the weekend and the homeowners had a plant called deerfoot. It looked a bit like rhubarb. I want ground cover for a large shady area that often has pine needles on it. Grass will not…