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. NATIVE TREE, SHRUB, WILDFLOWER KITS & RAIN BARRELS ON SALE NOW!
Native Tree, Shrub & Wildflower Kits
Full descriptions and images of the kits, as well as the application form can be found at the links below. Pre-order your kit by filling out and submitting an application form by Friday, May 2
or while quantities last.2014 Native Tree, Shrub & Wildflower Kits [PDF]Native Tree, Shrub & Wildflower Kit Application Form [PDF]
*How to fill out and submit the application form: Click on the link above, fill out the form and 'Save As' to your computer. Then create an email to email@example.com, attach the form and send.
Prices (*All Prices include HST):
Small Kit (2 trees/shrubs) - $9.04
Large Kit (5 trees/shrubs) - $22.60
Sun Kit (Tray of 18 Sun-tolerant wildflowers) – $20.34
Shade Kit (Tray of 18 Shade-tolerant wildflowers) – $20.34
Payment options and important information about the Healthy Yards Program can be found in the application form. Native Plant Kits are available to Richmond Hill residents only, and are limited to one Large or Small Kit and/or one Wildflower Kit per household (while quantities last).Rain Barrels
Rain Barrels can be purchased for $40 online at the link below until Friday, May 2
or while quantities last (limit of 4 rain barrels per household).Rain Barrel Specifications [PDF]Rain Barrel Online Orders
Pre-ordered Native Plant Kits and rain barrels will be available for pickup at the:Healthy Yards Event
at the Public Works Open House
Saturday, May 24
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: