What is this plant?*

I go backwards and forwards along Bathurst Ave. to work every day and pass this “field of wild flowers”. There is something growing that looks very  much like morning glory.  These plants are very low growing. They are in flower…

Japanese Knotweed*

I am a new gardener and I have an unusual plant growing in my vegetable garden. I thought it may be kohlrabi, but it is not growing with any consistency in rows. My garden is in full sun in Essex…

Weed Identification – East York*

Trying to get some help in identifying this weed. It comes up every year. It grows everywhere. When it grows in the lawn it looks like a tree sapling. Anyhow, when you touch its leaves, an unpleasant musty smell remains…

Asters or Weeds?*

Asters or weeds? Can you identify the growing plants, which have seeded outside the pipe or barrier? I thought they were weeds, and left them to act as a barrier against ants moving near the house foundation, and entering, until…

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…

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…

I have the worst weeds ever!!!!!*

I have an entire lawn of weeds that have all gone to seed. The soil is quite hard and the grass if any is definitely not all that pleasing. Any suggestions as to what to do. I am willing to…

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?    …