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Air Layering: propagating a woody houseplant


Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:00 AM

I have the ubiquitous giant houseplant looming in the corner. I’ve debated cutting it back or throwing it out. I’ve even thought of offering it to the library or hospital. Realistically, this is half philanthropy ...

Loose Leaf Collection

Loose Leaf Collection in Oakville for Fall 2019


Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:30 PM

As you watch the leaves start to fall, raking and leaf blowing begins.  The Town of Oakville has issued the Loose Leaf Collection Schedule.

Downtown Oakville’s trees will be gone soon


Monday, March 18, 2019 1:41 PM

When renewing downtown Oakville’s streets, street pits for trees will be constructed in accordance with best practices to ensure health and longevity.

Mark Cullen

Mark Cullen – expert gardener speaks in Oakville


Thursday, November 29, 2018 4:00 PM

Oakville Galleries, in partnership with the Oakville Public Library, presents its Big Thinkers speakers series with Canada’s top horticulture expert Mark Cullen and his son Ben Cullen.


PLANT – an initiative to build Oakville’s tree canopy


Sunday, May 13, 2018 2:00 PM

Oakville has a new way to keep track of tree planting efforts thanks to the new PLANT program found on the Town’s website. Oakville residents, Forestry staff and environmental groups like Oakvillegreen Conservation Association can now ...

2018 Loose Leaf Collection

2018 Spring Loose Leaf collection schedule


Friday, April 13, 2018 10:18 AM

It is that time of year to start cleaning up our gardens from this long cold winter. The 2018 Spring Loose Leaf collection begins on April 16th and will end on April 27th.

Gypsy Moth

Gypsy moth and cankerworm population increasing – It’s a problem.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:45 PM

With an increase in gypsy moth and cankerworm populations on the horizon, the town is hosting a public information session on Tuesday, April 10,

Yard Waste and Loose Leaf Pick-Up for Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Yard Waste and Loose Leaf Pick-Up for Oakville


Monday, October 23, 2017 9:00 AM

Driving along Kerr Street, the summer planters were being cleared out, which will add to Oakville’s Yard Waste Pick-Up. Yard waste pick-up started back in the Spring and will continue this Fall until the second ...

Jalil Hashemi (left), acting manager, Town of Oakville Forestry Services, and Regional and Town Councillor Sean O’Meara launch the town’s 2016 Canopy Conservation program to treat ash trees.

Town Council approves new private tree protection by-law


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:45 AM

Efforts to preserve Oakville’s tree canopy received a significant boost Monday night as Council unanimously voted to adopt a new private tree protection by-law in an effort to curb the unnecessary removal of healthy trees.

Forest Leaves

Oakville’s Spring loose leaf collection starts April 18, 2017


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:45 AM

The Town of Oakville’s annual spring loose leaf collection will run from Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, April 28, 2017 in designated neighbourhoods.

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