News

Make Your Yard Beautiful with CVC’s Gardening Workshops

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Credit Valley Conservation

Category: , ,

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) invites homeowners to its gardening workshops. Learn how to add colour, beauty and diversity to your yard with locally native plants and other techniques. Discover what’s right for your yard through tips, plants lists and inspiring examples. Explore how to attract birds or butterflies, find the perfect shade tree, manage stormwater, increase curb appeal and promote nature and healthy communities.

Naturescaping

Learn how to garden with native trees, wildflowers and flowering shrubs. Local attendees can sign up to receive a free tree or shrub delivered to their home.

  • Tuesday, April 30
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • The Riverwood Conservancy, Chappell House, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga
  • Thursday, May 16
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Vic Johnston Community Centre, 335 Church Street, Mississauga
  • Tuesday, May 28
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Chris Gibson Recreation Centre, 125 McLaughlin Road North, Brampton
  • A Fletcher’s Creek SNAP event

Caring for Your Green Yard

Learn about environmentally-friendly planting, mulching, pruning and yard care techniques in this hands-on workshop.

  • Saturday, May 4
  • 9:30 – 11 a.m.
  • The Riverwood Conservancy, MacEwan House, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Landscaping for Pollinators

Discover local native plants that pollinators love and ways to use them to create beautiful home landscapes. Local attendees can sign up to receive three free native pollinator-friendly plants to help get them started.

  • Tuesday, June 4
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Port Credit Library, 20 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga

Registration is required. Visit cvc.ca/events or call 905-670-1615 ext. 221 to reserve your spot.

The workshops are presented by CVC’s sustainable landscaping experts and are free thanks to funding from CVC’s regional and municipal partners.

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River watershed. That watershed is the area of land defined by where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drains into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

-30-

Media Contact
Baljit Seran
Specialist, Marketing and Communications
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 224
baljit.seran@cvc.ca 

 

Data and information released from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) are provided on an 'AS IS' basis, without warranty of any kind, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Availability of this data and information does not constitute scientific publication. Data and/or information may contain errors or be incomplete. CVC and its employees make no representation or warranty, express or implied, including without limitation any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or warranties as to the identity or ownership of data or information, the quality, accuracy or completeness of data or information, or that the use of such data or information will not infringe any patent, intellectual property or proprietary rights of any party. CVC shall not be liable for any claim for any loss, harm, illness or other damage or injury arising from access to or use of data or information, including without limitation any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

In accordance with scientific standards, appropriate acknowledgment of CVC should be made in any publications or other disclosures concerning data or information made available by CVC.
DATA DISCLAIMER