Weed Identification – Common Liverwort

The weed thrives in shade and the crevices of a pathway. It thrives with moisture but is heat/drought tolerant and propagates vegetatively with a flat and dense matting effect as shown. Fine roots are 2 mm in length. Spread/growth  is…

Violets in grass

I sent in a message last week asking your help to rid violets that have overtaken my lawn. Your website features the same issue from someone in Wasaga Beach (I’m in Toronto) but the website says the links to answers…

Buckthorn stump removal

I recently cut down a buckthorn very near a cedar hedge. I would like to insure that it does not come back. I don’t think mechanical removal is an option. Any suggestions?…

Weed Identification Chart?

Hello, I looked at the Gardening Guides but can’t find a “Weed Identification Chart”. Can you create a section for this along with how to best get rid of each particular weed? Also, can you identify what weed this is?…

Japanese knotweed

I have some Japanese knotweed. But I’m not sure what type of this weed…

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?…