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April 26, 2021 Topics: Nature

A rain garden can add a beautiful display of colour to your yard and provide food and habitat to pollinators all while helping to clean our waterways.


April 19, 2021 Topics: Nature
To an extent any garden with flowering plants is a pollinator garden; yet pollinators are declining worldwide. Over 80 per cent of flowering plants need pollinators such as bees, birds, butterflies and other animals to develop seed or fruit to reproduce. Having available pollinators is as essential to most flowering plants as water, sunlight and good soil. In fact, most of the earth’s ecosystems including much of our food supply are dependent on pollinators. With hundreds of pollinator species on the verge of extinction, it’s imperative to provide extra support to pollinators to ensure they have the habitat they need.

April 14, 2021 Topics: Nature
When thinking about gardens, vegetable gardens are usually the first type that comes to mind for many people. When beginning a garden, be sure to use these tips for a successful growing season.

April 6, 2021 Topics: Nature
As the sun begins to linger longer and temperatures start to rise, many people are craving more time outside. It’s no surprise as the outdoors can do wonders for relieving anxiety and stress. Countless studies have proven that nature has a positive effect on our mental health; What you see, hear and experience in nature can help to improve your mood in a moment.

March 8, 2021 Topics: Lifestyle
Spring can be a smelly time of year for dog owners, especially when turds can no longer freeze into poopsicles. It’s one thing to become lenient in picking up the poop in your own backyard but imagine seeing and smelling everyone else’s soggy dog poop when you’re out on a walk.

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