Are you a water-wise gardener? Have you selected plants that are hardy in the Calgary Growing environment? Have you installed a rain garden that capture rainwater and keeps it in your yard? Then tell us about what you’re doing to make your garden Yard-Smart by entering our contest.

Thank you to Everyone Who Participated

Our last draw in the Yard-Smart Contest is on September 16. Entries received between August 16 and September 15 will be eligible for the draw.

The winner of the September 16 and final draw of year was A. Lawrence.

The prize for the September 16 draw is a copy of the Growing Journal (the Society’s gardening journal), two floral tea cups, and a $25 greengate Garden Centres gift card. Please note that you must be willing to pick up the prize from the Society’s office.

The Society will use the information gathered from the contest submissions to help with program planning and water-wise gardening awareness. Want to learn more about creating a water-wise garden? Then download the Install a YardSmart Garden Bed design guides created by the Society in partnership with the City of Calgary posted under Resources/Gardening on our website. The guides, and additional YardSmart information, are also available on The City’s website

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to tell us about how you’re being a water-wise and yard-smart gardener. It’s the last chance to enter this contest for 2021!

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