All About Vole’s

Their effect on your garden and eco-friendly ways of deterring them Who are they?            Voles are a small rodent primarily living underground as a part of the meadow and prairie landscape. Not to be confused with moles as they have different behaviour patterns,...

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The X Factor

An article written by Natalie Noble, for Creb Now. " The main features of xeriscaping are simple: use less water by decreasing lawn space, and replacing it with native and well-adapted plants that require less water, including perennial flowers, trees, and shrubs. “In...

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We were on the CBC!

Listen to Eco-Yards Founder Laureen Rama as she discusses lawn alternatives on CBC's Eyeopener and then let us know what you think in the comments!      ...

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The History of Eco-yards™

Eco-Yards started when chemical sensitivities hindered my ability to do consulting work, which was my previous career. I had so much pent up energy that I started offering to re-do my friends yards to keep myself sane. Landscaping had already been long-time hobby of...

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Hemp Twine Lattice is Cheap, Easy and Sustainable!

We regularly install this hemp twine lattice for vines to grow up fences. Using 3/4 inch cuphooks screwed in top and bottom, evenly spaced, we string the twine along these to make a lovely pattern. When we are making these against a concrete or brick wall, we use...

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