Overseeding lawn

Hello, I’m planning to overseed our lawn. It has quite a few bare spots from mismanagement and neglect. I’m planning to do the following: 1)Mow the lawn and collect the cuttings 2)Rake and dethatch. 3)Aerate 4)Apply top soil 5)Seed 6)Water…

Nothing grows under our silver maple

Hello, we live in Milton, ON where we have a good sized backyard with most areas receiving sun. We grow a lot of vegetables and berries with a lot of success. That said, in one corner of our yard, encompassing…

I have a sick Cactus!

Hi there, I have a bunch of cacti in the same pot and noticed that one of them died. I removed the dead cactus from the pot and noticed that the small one at the front of the pot is…

Watering potted Plants

I have two houseplants in tapered pots, not sure if they are clay or fibre pots, wider at top than bottom.  Is there a way to ascertain if the plant is  receiving  the  water and nutrients it needs?…

Tree Name

I have acquired this topical tree and would like to know its name and how to look after it. thank you for time..    

Watering white cedar trees

My question concerns how much to water newly-planted white cedar trees. The bottom of my back yard has about a 6-7 foot high wooden retaining wall, at the bottom of which is the driveway of a townhouse complex that borders…