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Preparing your garden in autumn

Sep 03, 2019
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

Jul 08, 2019
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

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 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 Deer of Charleswood

Nov 14, 2018
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.

Explore Assiniboine Forest

Oct 01, 2018
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.