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Blow the whistle on thistle

Jun 03, 2019
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.

RidgeWood West’s public art

May 09, 2019
Public art is interwoven throughout RidgeWood West to create a lasting impact to both its visitors and residents. It is used to enrich our streetscapes and is a powerful tool that can make a space exciting by creating new experiences.

RidgeWood West’s commitment to Earth Day is every day

Apr 16, 2019
Located within the mature neighbourhood of Charleswood, RidgeWood West is rich in existing natural beauty. Qualico Communities thoughtfully designed RidgeWood West to preserve important stands of trees, incorporate naturalized wetlands and plantings and to provide a trail system that integrates with the Harte Trail.

The benefits of community associations

Mar 15, 2019
When moving into a new community, it can be helpful for residents to get to know their neighbours to form a sense of belonging. One way of doing this is by joining a community association.

Preparing your home before a vacation

Feb 06, 2019
When the bitter, cold prairie winter hits, so does the desire to pack your bags and jet-off to a warmer destination. A place where the parkas and snow boots can be swapped for shorts and sandals as a wardrobe staple. Whether you choose to escape the cold with a short weekend getaway or a week-long vacation with family and friends, it’s important to prepare your home for when you are away to ensure you stay stress-free from take-off to landing.

Here are some tips to keep in mind prior to your departure:

Staying active near RidgeWood West

Dec 27, 2018
The New Year is upon us and many people use this as an opportunity to turn over a new leaf by becoming more active. Regular exercise has incredible health benefits that can improve your mood, lessen the risks of chronic diseases and improve sleep quality. We’ve all heard of the many advantages of exercise but it can be difficult to know where to begin; especially during the harsh winter months where many outdoor activities are out of the question.