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Couple’s pollinator-friendly property runs afoul with neighbours, municipality

Fine of $400 possible for failure to mow

July 20, 2020  By CBC News

A La Pêche, Que. couple, who intentionally designed a pollinator-friendly yard, are in a battle with their local municipality which claims the property’s choice of vegetation constitutes a nuisance. Jazmine Maisonneuve, a landscape designer, says her yard grown to milkweed, thistles, purple asters and Queen Anne’s lace, is actually more beautiful than her neighbours’ scorched lawns.


This article is part of the Municipalities Week.

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