July 2013

Found 2 blog entries for July 2013.

While you are busy creating your beautiful garden you'll want to keep the ugly bugs away and let the mice know that they aren't welcome. Chemical pesticides should always be considered as a last resort especially when there are home remedies that you can use to keep the insects and small rodents at bay.

Composting suggestions when you're fighting bugs

If you already have a pest control problem you won't want to compost any leaves that may be diseased. Throw them right away to avoid spreading. Always make sure that your compost pile is covered up during the warmer months so that small critters don't get the idea to visit your backyard for their meals.

The old-fashioned way

If you haven't been hit by a barrage of insects and only see one or two making their way…
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Today is a good day to put the flooding behind us and celebrate the fact that we live in Canada. There are activities and events planned throughout the city that you won't want to miss. Here are some of the highlights:


Celebrations in the city have been moved from Prince’s Island Park where it is usually held over to  Shaw Millennium Park,Stephen Avenue Walk and Olympic Plaza  due to dangerous conditions on the Bow River.

Come out to Heritage Park for old-fashioned fun that includes races with chuckwagons, family games and a musical ride. At 9 a.m. you can visit Fort Calgary to enjoy a special Canada Day pancake breakfast.

Fireworks will take place at approximately 10:45 p.m. They will be set off from the Center Street Bridge and there are a few parks…
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