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Blow the whistle on thistle

Jul 06, 2024
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.

The Harte Trail in the Summer

Jul 02, 2024

Summer is all about getting outside and experiencing the warm weather. Especially in Manitoba, where our winters can feel long, many of us enjoy taking advantage of the summer weather while it’s here.

RidgeWood West’s commitment to Earth Day is every day

Apr 12, 2024
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 Deer of Charleswood

Oct 04, 2023
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 06, 2023
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:

Explore Assiniboine Forest

Sep 05, 2023
Residents of RidgeWood West are a stroll away from enjoying the beautiful fall colours of the Assiniboine Forest. Accessible through Hart Trail, this nature park boasts 700 acres of aspen and oak habitats. It also features areas of tall-grass prairie restoration and a 12 acre wetland.