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Laying a patio looks more difficult than it really is, and could easily be a great long weekend project. It requires a strong back and some basic garden tools, but the result is a level and useful patio for years to come! Tools & Materials Chisel Mallet Level Shovel Stakes & String Safety Glasses/Gloves Tamper (can be rented from your local hardware store) Broom Crushed Screening Sand Patio Slabs/Stone Step 1 Mark the proposed area
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With Monarch butterflies nearing the endangered species list it’s so important to help these valuable pollinators find a safe haven. Besides their obvious beauty butterflies hold an important place in our ecosystem so let’s discuss some great ways to bring these babies home! 1. No more pesticides.  Malathion, Sevin, and diazinon, are all deadly to butterflies.There a many natural pest control methods available – talk to a Ridgeview representative about your options. 2. Grow native
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1. Now that you have purchased and brought your new tree home, keep the tree watered until you are ready to plant. (On average potted trees are watered every two days, more often in the heat of the summer) 2. When you are ready to plant the tree, dig a hole that is twice the width of the pot but 1-2″ shallower than the pot. 3. The soil removed from the hole should be mixed
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June 9, 2020

COVID-19 Policy Update

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Dear Valued Patron, At Ridgeview, the health and well-being of our customers, employees and community remains top of mind as we navigate the new normal of COVID 19. We understand the concern around the coronavirus and we are constantly monitoring the latest news and following the advice from various government and health authorities on how best to protect our customers and our team.  We can assure you that we take the responsibility very seriously. As

May 28, 2020

Low Maintenance Gardening

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We’ve all made the excuses, not enough time, not enough space or “I just don’t have a green thumb”. Whatever the reason for not building the garden of your dreams we’ve all said it at one time or another. But the reality is that gardening does not have to be a labour of love. It can simply be a joyful pass time if certain actions are taken to ensure a low maintenance garden. Now let
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