Plant ID Request

My initial guess is that this is a variety of nettle, however it does not match any images I was able to find online.  It grows “wild” in my backyard garden, becomes 6 or 7 feet tall by the end…

Plant Identification

I moved to Toronto last year and this spring there is a large corner of the garden where the attached plant is growing.  It is very prolific.  Can you help me in identifying it?

Weed in North York

I have a dreadful weed in my garden. It has an underground runner making it nearly impossible to stop. The leaves are round and grow about 6 inches high. In the early spring it gets small yellow flowers. It comes…

Not as Much from Mulch as I was hoping….

I’ve recently attempted to mulch over some parts of a back garden which I don’t wish to use this year. I turned the soil, then placed newspaper down and mulch on top. I still see weeds popping through. This amazes…

Please identify this weed like vine..

Hi there, it would be greatly appreciated if someone could please ID this pervasive plant. Found in backyard, becomes very leafy, and the vine coils around any plant/tree that it comes near. Backyard formerly had a grape vine (which we…

Fiesta weed control – is it safe for the bees

My husband wants to use Fiesta weed control on our lawn. Their website says its environmentally safe but I’d like to have non-bias opinion regarding it’s safely for the bees, please.…

weeds

We live in Markham, Ont. We were away all the summer. We had a company just cut and trim our lawn. On our return there are huge patches of weeds of all kinds and large bare spots. Our lawn is…

Crab Grass

Over the last two years I have reseeded my friend’s lawn (which is quite small) with a grass mixture (rye, fescue, bluegrass) however half the lawn is thick with crab grass. The other half of the lawn, which is shaded…

Weeding question

Please suggest ways to get rid of weeds growing in a pathway, without using a synthetic weedkiller. I’ve heard of homemade concoctions that might work ?…

creeping charlie problem

I have been reading up on organic ways to remove this weed. I noticed its saying lime. Crashed lime stone? Or A different type? Also was wondering how well the newspaper works? Can I put it on soil and resod…