Maintaining A Lawn During A Drought

Mow lawns 6 to 7.5 cm high. Why? For a few reasons, taller grass blades will promote deeper roots and it also gives greater shade to the soil locking in water and preventing evaporation. Don’t fertilize during a drought. Actively growing plants use more water, and...

How to prune Spirea

In Toronto and area Spirea shrubs (Spirea spp.) are used in a lot of gardens because of attractive foliage and multiple clusters of small, colorful flowers. Spireas produce flowers on new wood and many varieties may bloom a second time after a light pruning, while...