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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.

Tips for hosting a housewarming party

Mar 04, 2020

Congratulations on your new place! Choosing a new home and community can be one of the most exciting yet overwhelming life events we encounter. Now that your home is ready to move-in, it’s only natural to want to celebrate with family and friends.

Here are some tips for hosting a housewarming party:

Home safety checklist

Feb 10, 2020
Ensure that your home is safe for you and your family going forward. Whether you’ve lived in your home for a while or have recently just moved in, safeguarding your family by maintaining your home’s safety is of the utmost importance. This way, you can prevent dangerous situations from occurring and if an accident does arise, you’ll have the proper tools nearby to address the situation.