Gardening is a favorite activity for many Calgarians. The Calgary Horticulture Society is one of the largest in the country. Living in the Chinook belt creates some unique gardening challenges for us. These pages will be dedicated to gardening tips and information for the Calgary gardener.
Books & Magazines
Nurseries & Growers
Soil & Mulch
The Winter Garden
Calgary Horticulture Society
Calgary Zoo and Botanical Gardens
The wild Prairie Crocus (Anemone patens) is a sign of spring we all recognize and love. Below is the Pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris) which is a Prairie Crocus look-alike that will grow in our gardens. It even has the fine silky hairs on stems and buds and wonderfully decorative seed heads.