Dog Strangling Vine

I have been hearing about the invasiveness of this vine for some years. It is in all the parks and has now crept across Leslie along the trails and into my garden, so I pulled the shoots last year. I…

Weeds

I live in Thornhill. I have 2 weeds driving me crazy. The first is bindweed. I’ve used a torch on it and tried to dig up the roots. Neither works. This year I have a new weed pest. It looks…

Plant identification

I think this very invasive plant came in with a load of pine or cedar mulch I bought when I was putting my garden in the summer/fall before last. My friend, Patty McKnight suggested I ask you. We are in…

Identifying Weed

Hi there, I recently found this weed (everywhere around our condo) and like the look of it, but want to know more about it. I can’t seem to have any luck on the web.It doesn’t seem to flower and grows…

Plant ID -Garlic Mustard

As a long time follower let me start by thanking you all for the service you provide! During an expedition into our backyard we slowly came to the realization we were being taken over by this unidentified plant (or is…

How can we keep weeds from regrowing?

The backyard was cleared of weeds last fall but the roots are still in the ground. What is the best way to cover the ground to avoid regrowth of all the weeds – black plastic or other mulch?    …

Winter weed control

Hi, we moved to a new house in December. The back and front yard has nothing other than weeds and seems nothing was even planted before. Also the soil doesn’t look great. I want to remove all the weed and…

Weed suppresion

We are in Oshawa. We have several good sized perennial beds with decent loamy soil – well amended. They got a little out of control last summer, largely because I was away during prime gardening season. This year we dug…

Using Plastic Containers to Plant Perennials Outside

Hi! I have 5-7 Double Size 7-eleven slurpy plastic cups. I want to use them to grow perennials next year. Of course I will be puncturing holes at the bottom of each cup to allow water to flow freely down…