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Spraying for Thistle

Jun 28, 2018
The City of Winnipeg will be spot spraying thistle in the native grasses, in and around the Hydro Corridor, over the next couple of weeks.

How to Achieve Luscious, Low-Maintenance Landscaping

Jul 26, 2017
Your home exterior is just as important as the interior, which is why landscaping is such an important part of the design process. There are many possibilities when creating a plan that make maintaining your yard a lot easier.

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Tips: Native Plants

May 5, 2017
Welcome to the first of our series of how-to blogs, where we’ll be providing specific strategies and advice from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) covering five key areas of wildlife-friendly gardening: Food, Water, Shelter, Green Gardening and Native Plants.

Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Backyard

Apr 19, 2017
Uncover ways to plant and grow a garden right in your own backyard that is wildlife-friendly. Learn how food, water, shelter, green gardening, and native plants all contribute to making a difference to the health of wildlife living in and around Winnipeg.

Sage Creek continues to grow with the help of The Winnipeg Releaf Program

Aug 8, 2016
The established community of Sage Creek is home to the stunning landscape of wetlands, native grasses, nature trails, and trees, making it a desirable location to reside. Trees make outdoor surroundings more pleasant and increase the value in property. Attend The Winnipeg Relief Program workshop to learn more about the benefits of planting trees.

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Tips: Green Gardening

Jun 16, 2016
‘Green’ gardening is earth-friendly, organic or environmentally-friendly gardening. In other words, the kind of gardening you can enjoy, feel good about and know you’re doing your part to create a healthy planet!

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Tips: Shelter

Jun 2, 2016
No matter your gardening style, resources or how much green space you have to play with, wildlife-friendly gardening is possible for everyone. And it can be so beautiful!

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Tips: Water Features

May 19, 2016
Water is the basis for all life. All gardeners are used to watering the plants in their garden during our hot and often dry summers, but water is also important for wildlife.