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Community Gardens can open in Ontario

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Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:15 PM

The province made the announcement on Saturday, April 25, 2020 that they would permit the use of  community gardens. However, the gardens will need to be set up so gardeners will be able to socially ...

Oakvillegreen

What is Oakvillegreen up to during the COVID crisis?

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Friday, April 17, 2020 12:50 PM

COVID has hit us just like the Dr. Seuss tale, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  But in the same way that stealing all the presents couldn’t keep Christmas from coming, Spring is Back, bringing optimism ...

Air Layering Supplies

Air Layering: propagating a woody houseplant

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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

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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

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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

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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

PLANT – an initiative to build Oakville’s tree canopy

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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

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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.

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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

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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 ...

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