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Invasive plant removal workshop: July 17 at 10am

Updated: Jul 14, 2022

Join us next Sunday for a workshop to learn about some common invasive plants in our neighbourhood and how to remove them.

You will learn to identify and remove invasive species such as small flowered touch-me-not, Himalayan blackberry, tansy, hedge mustard, wall lettuce, and bindweed. You will also learn some tips for encouraging natural vegetation to return.

We will also work near the elementary school to remove some invasive plants.

RSVP is required for this event, as we will be accepting a maximum of 6 people. Please RSVP by emailing

When: Sunday July 17 at 10am. The event will run for approximately an hour and a half.

Where: Meet at the NE corner of University High St. and Tower Rd., the corner with the elementary school.

Activity Level: easy to medium - bending is required.


  • Your own gardening gloves if you have them. Gloves will also be available to borrow or buy at the workshop.

  • .Your own clippers and weeding tool if you have them. Clippers and tools will also be available to borrow at the workshop.

  • Some of you might want to bring a stool if you have trouble with bending.

  • Please bring water in case you get thirsty.


  • Long sleeves and pants are strongly recommended to avoid insects and scratchy plants.

  • Sturdy, comfortable closed toe shoes/boots or rain boots

  • Consider a hat to keep sun out of your face

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