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May 24, 2024 Topics: Nature
When imagining our dream home, many of us picture a lawn full of lush green grass. However, maintaining a picturesque lawn takes a lot of time and resources. Homeowners need to regularly mow, water, aerate, de-weed and sometimes fertilize their grass to maintain its desired look. Manicured lawns have become a source of pride and a standard in many areas; however, this is beginning to change.

April 14, 2024 Topics: Nature
Qualico Communities understands that a neighbourhood is an organic living thing, which is why we continue to partner with Native Plant Solutions, a branch of Ducks Unlimited, in the planning and management of our communities to ensure that we are creating healthy communities that flourish.

March 18, 2024 Topics: Nature

Naturalized wetlands have become key features in the creation of our Qualico communities. Wetland construction is a detailed and timely process; it takes multiple phases or stages that progress over a number of years in order for a wetland to reach full maturity. However, once completely established, a naturalized wetland provides many benefits to a community such as helping to clean the watershed, providing valuable habitat for local wildlife and plant species, and offering a place of relaxation and recreation for residents and visitors alike.

Take a look below to see how it all begins (and grows!)


September 18, 2023 Topics: Nature
Autumn is here with leaves bursting with colour and slowly floating to the ground. As temperatures in Manitoba become chilly, it’s time to start thinking of ways to bring the beauty of nature indoors this winter.

September 5, 2023 Topics: Nature
Colourful foliage marks the end of gardening season which can be bittersweet. As temperatures begin to shift and sunlight conditions decline, this is the time to start planning your autumn to-do list. Doing so will ensure your plants stay healthy over the winter and into the spring. Here are some tasks to do before the ground freezes:

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