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Lighting up the holidays

Nov 20, 2020
With the holiday season upon us many people are getting out their ladders and extension cords and turning the exterior of their homes into a winter wonderland. While you may be inspired to do the same, before you begin, it’s best to develop a plan instead of winging it.

The Deer of Charleswood

Nov 03, 2020
The Charleswood area is known for its scenic greenspace and wildlife. Among its wildlife are deer species which are commonly seen throughout this neighbourhood. In Manitoba we have two types of deer species: the mule deer and white-tailed deer.

Preparing your garden in autumn

Sep 01, 2020
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:

Scavenger hunt on the trails

Aug 04, 2020
Get on the trails this summer to enjoy the natural beauty that is woven throughout RidgeWood West. Trails wind along our naturalized wetlands, which provide homes for a variety of prairie wildlife while creating serene settings where residents can slow down to escape the bustle of the city.

Blow the whistle on thistle

Jul 09, 2020
Canada thistle is a perennial, noxious weed that has spear-like leaves with sharp barbs. This species has a deep and extensive root system that can rapidly grow back from even a small piece of root.

What’s the scoop on dog poop?

Mar 09, 2020
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 dog poop when you’re out on a walk.