Morning glory with little white flowers

I planted morning glory three years back and the plant has taken over everything in my front yard. It has spilled over to the grass and now all the grass is covered with these spider veins that bloom in the…

lawn weeds

I am a new home owner. My lawn is full of weeds after getting dry. What can I do to maintain it free of weeds?…

Blue spruce

My blue spruce is 3 years old.  I noticed it has grown but there is thin growth on the inside of the tree – you can see the branches and trunk very well.  Is this tree lacking something?…

How do I prep flower bed soil?

I am in Mississauga.  My garden was full of thistle weed and some creepers which I manually dug out. I think my soil is a mess with roots, leaves, stones and mulch so how do I prep this for new…

How to eradicate Creeping bellflower

I have a terrible problem with creeping bellflower that was in the garden of the house I purchased 5 years ago. I’ve been digging for these 5 years and the problem is getting worse, not better. Do you have any…

Weeds in patio bricks

What can I safely use on the numerous weeds growing between my interlocking patio bricks short of picking them by hand? Conditions are dappled shade in Scarborough . I tried cleaning vinegar and water, half and half, which did nothing.…

Invasive butterbur

I am wondering how best to handle a deciduously shaded ravine forest garden being seemingly overtaken by an unknown species of perennial Elephant Ears. I gather some are edible, and some are poisonous. https://newscapesgardendesign.com/2016/07/29/elephant-ear-plants-edible-or-not/ While visually dramatic they would seem…

Invasive vine

Hi Don’t know what it’s called but there is some hideous invasive vine taking over here, It has leaves a bit similar to maple leaves so no doubt you will be able to tell me what it is. I have…