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Preventing and controlling weeds is an important part of building healthy looking communities that everyone can enjoy. Private property owners must control the growth of noxious weeds and must destroy any prohibited noxious weeds on their property as regulated by theWeed Control Act S.A. 2008, c. W-5.1 and theCommuniity Standards Bylaw.
Follow these tips to maintain a healthy lawn that can resist weeds:
If you have a weed problem:
Below is a list of the most common noxious and prohibited weeds in Calgary. Follow the links for information to help you identify and control each week. A complete list of plants that are designated as prohibited noxious and noxious can be found in theWeed Control Regulation. We strongly suggest Calgarians consult the list prior to purchasing plants.
Blueweed Canada thistle Common tansy Diffuse knapweed Leafy spurge Nodding thistle LythraceaeScentless chamomile Spotted knapweed