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Naapi's Garden: A guide to culturally important Blackfoot plants
Consumer Notice - Alternatives to Round Up
City of Calgary YardSmart Program
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Native Plants for the Short Season Yard by Lyndon Penner
Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. by Robin Wall Kimmerer
The Bird Friendly City by Timothy Beatley
Half-earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life by E.O. Wilson
Bugs of Alberta by John Acorn
Garden Bugs of Alberta by Ken Fry, Doug Macaulay and Don Williamson
Victory Gardens for Bees by Lori Weidenhammer
Old Man's Garden: The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers by Annora Brown
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