Amending beds planted with bulbs

I am in Thornhill and have flower beds in full sun and part shade. What is the best way to amend/improve the soil in these beds when they are planted with numerous spring flowering bulbs, peonies and other perennials without…

Soil Amendments

North York Ontario, very sunny backyard garden, dry soil, some nutrients need to be added. That’s why i want to add some bulk soil and manure to my garden this year. I am looking for organic bulk soil and organic…

Perennials in Poor Soil

The city did a large scale remediation, dug 10 feet deep and replaced soil with sand topped with 2 inches of soil. They tore out my cedar hedge, a globe cedar, weeping spruce, euonymus, and hydrangeas. My garden is ruined.…

Soil Preparation and Planting*

Hello, I’m inquiring about proper soil preparation for planting the following: 1. yew hedge 2. japans maples 3. bobo hydrangea, 4. japanese blood grass, all gold hakoni grass, sunrise hosts, peonies, clematis etc. Our soil is layered as follows: 1.…

Overwintering Soil Amendments*

As I was assessing my collection of winter ice melters, and salt, I noticed I have some fertilizer left. I have 25 litres of compost, as well as 5 litres of promix and a couple of litres of potting mix.…