April 2017

Found 2 blog entries for April 2017.

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Annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables and more.  The busy gardening season is about to begin.  Okotoks garden centres and nurseries have been abuzz with activity for some months now.  Bedding plants are blooming, seed packets are flying off the shelves and landscaping is beginning in earnest.

Here are just a few of the garden centres you can visit to get your Okotoks garden ready for planting.

Beaver Dam Nursery

A long-time family-run business, Beaver Dam is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm.  The banner on the website declares them as the Best Kept Secret in Okotoks.   They have a full selection of annuals (petunias are in bloom), perennials, trees and shrubs with a lovely selection

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As the province considers annexation plans proposed by the Town of Okotoks in a bid to accommodate new growth, the developers of a residential area just outside current town limits unveiled growth plans of their own.

Wind Walk was first announced nine years ago.  It was supposed to be a cutting edge, highly sustainably community conceived by Mike Holmes, contractor/builder/turned TV star often seen on Home and Garden cable channels.  It was planned for south of Hwy 7 near 783 in Foothills County.

Earlier in April, the current developers hosted an open house in Okotoks and revealed their new area structure plan for the 145-acre land, and if the province approves the town’s annexation proposal, Wind Walk will be a new neighbourhood within town

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