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The Invaders: How to Recognize and Report Invasive Species

Contributed by: Tara Jack

What is an Invasive Species?

An invasive species is an organism that has been introduced into an area beyond its original geographic range and has the potential to cause severe consequences to the economic, ecological and social sustainability of an ecosystem.

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Xeriscaping: A Guide to Water Conservation Landscapes

Contributed by: Tara Jack

What is Xeriscaping?

Xeriscaping is defined as a style of landscaping or gardening that promotes the ecological conservation of natural resources through water-smart design principles.

Perennials: A High Level Guide to Cutting Back in the Fall

Contributed by: Pepi Supino

Fall has arrived in Calgary.  Although not all the leaves have fallen off the trees, and even some annuals are persevering through the near zero temperatures at night, it is time to start planning cutting back your perennials.  Some perennials are best left to the spring to clean up, but it has to be done quickly before new growth sprouts.

Below is a list of common perennials to cut back in the coming weeks

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