The Access Richmond Hill Contact Centre provides assistance for general inquiries, responds to questions or concerns regarding programs and services as well as accepts in person payments.
225 East Beaver Creek Road, Ground Floor, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3P4
Hours of Service:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Report a problem with a service, e.g. missed garbage collection, overnight parking, potholes, street lights, etc...
Richmond Hill's Healthy Yards Program provides the community with information and materials to help take care of your lawn, trees and garden and help improve the natural environment. The Program also offers residents the opportunity to buy subsidized native plant kits, backyard composters and rain barrels every spring.
Native plant is a term used to describe plants that occur naturally and have existed for many years in a given area. Why grow native plants?
Pre-order native trees, shrubs, perennial flowers, backyard composters and rain barrels from Tuesday, April 4 until Friday, May 12 while quantities last. Open to Richmond Hill residents only.
View the 2017 Healthy Yards Plant, Rain Barrel and Composter Guide for full descriptions of all of the items for sale.
Native Tree and Shrub Kits
Native Perennial Flower Kits
Each kit comes with a recommended garden design.
Limit one kit per household.
Limit one per household.
|How to Order|
Complete and submit the Healthy Yards Plant and Garden Sale Online Order Form. You will receive a PayPal invoice by email to make a secure payment by credit card or through your PayPal account within 1 to 3 business days of submitting your order.
Fill out the PDF version of the Healthy Yards Plant and Garden Sale Order Form. Bring the completed order form to Richmond Hill's main Municipal Offices located at 225 East Beaver Creek Road (Access Richmond Hill, Ground Floor).
Cash, cheque, debit, VISA and MasterCard payments are accepted.
Order distribution date
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Healthy Yards Event and Public Works Open House
Order distribution location
Richmond Hill's Operations Centre - 1200 Elgin Mills Road East
All orders must be picked up on distribution day. No special arrangements will be made.
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Healthy Yards Event, residents can:
The Backyard Tree Planting Program provides trees to residents at a reduced price. Trees range from 5' to 8' and costs range from $150 to $220. The cost of the tree includes a site consultation with a tree specialist, one tree and full planting service. You can also get shrubs, native garden kits and edible garden kits.
The Program is a partnership between Richmond Hill, York Region and the Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests (LEAF). LEAF has planted more than 17,000 native trees and shrubs in residential backyards since 1996.
Call LEAF at 416-413-9244 for more information about their program.
Are you proud of your healthy yard and beautiful garden? Richmond Hill Blooms is an event that allows the community to showcase the best gardens in Richmond Hill. Learn how to nominate a garden for the annual Richmond Hill Blooms contest.
The Canadian Wildlife Federation's Backyard Habitat Certification Program recognizes the amazing efforts Canadians are taking to meet the habitat needs of wildlife, and allows individuals to have their property certified by officially designating their gardens as wildlife friendly. Whether you have a small patio or acres of land, your property may receive certification once specific criteria and established best practices are met.
Master Gardeners of Ontario Inc. is a group of trained and certified volunteers who give gardening advice to the general public.