Although grasses dominate the prairies, it is the flowers that capture our eyes. The problem is that prairie plants and pollinators are among the rarest in Canada as little of their original habitat remains.
To be environmentally effective, and discouraging people from dumping the leaves in the garbage, I think we need both the yard waste pickup and the drop off sites in place.
Assiniboine Park — the”jewel in the crown” of Winnipeg’s parks — covers 1,100 acres of which 400 are designed in the English landscape style.
September’s harvest has provided an opportunity for me to capture a few great moments in the gardens of my neighbourhood.
This is peak season as local growers gather to sell their produce before winter. And with this activity comes the ongoing debate over whether eating locally grown food is best.
While some of our food is grown and processed locally, most of it travels several hundred to several thousand kilometres before it lands on our plates.
A recent survey has found a potent liver toxin, contained in blue-green algae, infects many of our lakes, and could potentially have dire consequences for human health.
If there ever was an “American Idol kind of vote” amongst back lanes in St. Vital, ours would be the Philip Phillips of back alleys, hands down.
Since it’s heated up outside, more people have ditched their car keys for bike locks. And volunteers at the University of Winnipeg are giving cyclists a hand with keeping their bikes road ready.
The Millennium Library Park, located on the south side of the Millennium Library, between Smith and Donald Streets, and is now open to the public.