Your Yard

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities houses all The City’s environmentally responsible yard and garden programs and practices in one place, helping residents reduce their environmental impacts.

Healthy Yards, Healthy Communities
Garden Gourmet Compost Bin

Composting

Learn all about how to compost at home, work or school.

Man using a rain barrel to water his garden

Rain Barrels

Learn about the benefits of having a rain barrel and find out how to use one.

Front yard of a home designed using naturescaping principles

Naturescaping

Naturescaping helps you create an attractive landscape that saves time, money, and water.

Yard waste tree clippings

Yard Waste

Have your yard waste picked up as part of The City's waste and recycling program.

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Weeds

Learn about invasive weeds and the measures to take to get rid of them.

Fall tree

Trees

We all have a role to play in keeping Red Deer’s urban forest healthy and vibrant. Do your part to care for, monitor and stop the spread of tree insects and diseases in your trees and learn about Red Deer's tree programs.

Mulch Rebate

Plant & Mulch Rebate

Purchase native or drought-tolerant plants, or permeable mulch and apply for a rebate of 50 per cent of the cost up to $50 – that’s up to $100 in rebates!

News & Notices

Road closures/transit disruptions...

July 15, 2019

The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition parade will take place in downtown Red Deer on Wednesday, July 17 resulting in multiple road closures and traffic detours, along with transit disruptions.

Downtown tree pruning

July 11, 2019

Parks aerial lift trucks (bucket trucks) will be pruning city owned trees in the downtown area between 48 and 52 Street and 47 and 51 Avenue.