Tall Larkspur

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These wildflowers grow throughout the area. Tall Larkspur on the left and Fireweed on the right. The Tall Larkspur prefers moist to wet conditions so this summer is perfect for it! The Fireweed is quite prolific and aggressive.

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

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):

Western Wood Lily

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Happy Canada Day!     We’ve had lots of rain and the wildflowers continue to bloom. The brightest of them all is the Western Wood Lily. Lilium philadelphicum, also known as the Western Red Lily, Philadelphia Lily, Prairie Lily or … Continued

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.