Home made weed killer

What is the recipe for home mDe weed killer with salt & vinegar and dawn dish soap? I can’t seem to get the table salt to dissolve in he vinegar?. I am trying to kill the dreaded bellflower in my…

Small Spring Flower in Lawn

This small blue flower appears each spring in our lawn. It is a low plant in a sunny location on clay soil. The leaves are triangular and scalloped and paired on the stem. There are 4 petals on the flower.…

How to Eliminate Bindweed from my Garden

Hi there, I currently reside at the Scarborough Bluffs in Toronto. In the past few years, we have been fighting a losing battle with bind weed. This weed is in a flower bed that is in full sun all day.…

Weed in Grass

I have an obnoxious weed in my lawn that I can never pull out by hand because it always breaks off at the ground level. I have enclosed a picture of it but cannot find the name of it so…

Plant (weed?) identification

Hello, We purchased a house last year and a previous owner obviously enjoyed gardening. There are some beautiful plants that have popped up, but I was hoping to please have some help in identifying what I believe are weeds (although…

Plant (weed?) identification

Hello, We purchased a house last year and a previous owner obviously enjoyed gardening. There are some beautiful plants that have popped up, but I was hoping to please have some help in identifying what I believe are weeds (although…

Overgrown weed patch river Rock bed

Hello Toronto Master Gardeners Volunteers. Thank you for taking the time to help. I’m not even sure if this is the right place to ask but I’m reaching out anyway. :) We share a common area with our neighbors who…

What is this weed and how to control it-rough cinquefoil

I live in north Toronto. This particular weed (photo attached) has spread throughout my large naturalized garden and also the lawn. It seems to thrive on shade and hiding amongst perennials. It starts as a low whorl of stems with…

Mysterious Weed

HELP! I’m unable to identify this weed. I spotted one growth a few years ago and now it took over 1/4 of our garden, it grows everywhere, even between stones (we have no grass) Any information would be much appreciated…

Dandelion mulching or disposal?

I have been served dandelions as a salad, but wonder about whether they can be mulched in the hot sun, so they can be reused as mulch? Do they have to be discarded outside the yard? If they’re dug up…