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.

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!

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.

News & Notices

Mayor Veer addresses COVID-19

April 20, 2021

“The rising number of cases of COVID-19 in our community and in our province is affecting us all, and although we are pandemic weary we need to continue to be diligent in ensuring we limit the spread of the virus.

City Administration recommending

April 20, 2021

A new agreement between Westerner Park and The City of Red Deer will be considered by City Council at a Special Meeting on April 22 with the goal to ensure financial and operating stability for Westerner Park

City reviews Federal Government budget

April 19, 2021

This year's Federal Government budget is the first in two years and identifies focus areas of: COVID-19 relief programs, the economy, business resilience, affordable housing and infrastructure funding; however, The City awaits further detail on how much Fe