Alberta Wild Rose

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We have a lot of Wild Roses (aka Rosa acicularis aka Prickly Roses) spread across the property. The wild rose became Alberta’s floral emblem in 1930. They are quite hardy and do well every year. They come in various shades … Continued

Spruce it up

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Well, the Jets are not in the Stanley Cup – sob. Now we’re left watching the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights. It was great to see the Jets make the Western Conference final! Meanwhile I transplanted some spruce trees … Continued

Wildflowers

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It’s a lovely green time of year … the Wild Roses are beautiful:   And very prickly!   Another local flower, the Canada Bunchberry, “Cornus canadensis” (aka Dwarf Dogwood, aka Bunchberry Dogwood):

Wild Roses

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It’s been raining quite a bit the last couple of weeks, and our Wild Roses love it. They are beautiful and very prickly.   Everything is so green, quite the change from a couple of months ago.