Grass Cutting

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Grass-cutting and City green space

Creating and protecting Kingston's green spaces – both wild and groomed – is a key City priority. 

The City operates and maintains:

The City takes great pride in preserving our well-loved and active parks, trails and green spaces for the enjoyment of Kingstonians and visitors.

Cutting Kingston's grass

Cutting the grass in the City's groomed areas is determined by:  the planned use for the green space; the availability of grass-cutting resources (see below); and the weather.  

For example: during the playing season – and weather-permitting – irrigated sports fields are mowed twice a week and unirrigated sports fields once a week.

Please note that many parks have planned naturalized areas intentionally left to grow wild and keep to pathways to enjoy non-wild walks – reducing the risk of coming into contact with poison ivy and ticks.

Have questions about the maintenance of a municipally-owned green space? Contact Us.

Your lawn and garden: care that it's pesticide free

Please help us keep Kingston beautiful and environmentally-friendly:

  • Take pride in your property and incorporate these pesticide-free natural lawn and gardening methods.
  • Care for the boulevards beside your property.

Avid gardeners may also be interested in participating in Kingston's community gardens .

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