This is Yard and garden clean-up time and as you go about eliminating invasive species such as scotch broom and unwanted blackberries, be very careful when you pull or cut daphne/spurge laurel. Many plant parts are toxic and can cause blisters and a rash if you don’t use gloves. The CVRD Saltair Burning Bylaw allows yard burning from 15 Mar – 15 Apr and then again 15 Oct – 15 Nov. Only when the Venting Index is “Good”.
Please do not burn yard waste at this time as it comes with a fine. Peerless is close by and takes yard trimmings for free..
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Posted by:Lynne Smith