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Summer RAIN Blog: The Hydrologic Cycle and You!

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve seen some of Green Venture’s ads for rain barrel sales, rain garden installations, and other Green Infrastructure initiatives (but if you haven’t, this is a great place to start). In this summer blog series, we’re going to take a brief journey into the processes that…

April Showers Brings…More Rain Gardens!

Happy April, Spring is here! And if you’re anything like us you’ve been itching to get gardening! If you’re looking to freshen up your landscape this Spring, we suggest you consider installing a radiant rain garden! These gardens do more than just look pretty, they will absorb and filter rainwater runoff from your downspouts, improve…

Depave Paradise: Dundas community transforming schoolyard into vibrant, green learning space

Yorkview Elementary School students, parents and members of the community, in partnership with Green Venture, removed 172m2 of old asphalt by hand on Saturday, September 29 as the first step in their schoolyard revitalization.  Local MPP Sandy Shaw and Anne Tennier, an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) volunteer, were on hand to see how a three-year,…