The Healthy Yards Program provides information to the public about creating healthy lawns and gardens using native plants, as well as alternatives to using chemical pesticides and fertilizers. The program also offers Richmond Hill residents with an opportunity to purchase rain barrels and subsidized native plants kits for their gardens, which can help improve the natural environment. Pre-order native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and rain barrels beginning Tuesday, April 7!
To place your name on the waiting list to purchase a plant kit or rain barrel in the spring of 2015, send your contact information including name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 905-771-8800.
Native plant kits and rain barrels purchased in 2015 will be available for pickup at the:Healthy Yards Event
at the Public Works Open House
Saturday, May 23
Richmond Hill Operations Centre
1200 Elgin Mills Road East
10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
All residents are welcome to attend the Healthy Yards Event
where they can: