Westboro Farmers’ Market, Saturday, September 17th.

Bottle Gentian

Beaux Arbres will be a vendor at the Westboro Farmers’ Market in Ottawa on Saturday, September 17th. This will be our last venture in to Ottawa for the season. We will have a selection of wildflowers at the table — bottle gentians (featured photo), perennial sunflowers, asters, and goldenrods, plus some early spring bloomers such… Continue reading Westboro Farmers’ Market, Saturday, September 17th.

Bringing Plants to Ottawa, Wednesday, July 13th

Southern Blue Monkshood

Beaux Arbres will be bringing plant orders to Ottawa on the evening of Wednesday, July 13th to distribute them from our Britannia area condo’s Visitor Parking Lot. I know some folks were not able to make the Saturday morning Farmers’ Market and others did not want to pick up a large order with Westboro’s potentially… Continue reading Bringing Plants to Ottawa, Wednesday, July 13th

Beaux Arbres at Westboro Farmers’ Market on Saturday

Ozark Sundrops

We will be a vendor at Westboro Farmers’ Market for their opening day, this Saturday, May 21st. I have a new Plant Availability List if you wish to pre-order for pick up at the market. The response to our plants at the Friends of the Farm Sale last Sunday was stupendous. We were just about… Continue reading Beaux Arbres at Westboro Farmers’ Market on Saturday

Warm-season Plants Starting to Grow

Royal Catchfly, Silene regia

A week of (very) warm weather has pushed all sorts of summer-blooming, heat-loving plants into growth, unfortunately not in time for the pre-orders for the Friends of the Farm Sale on Sunday. I will be bringing a smattering of summer-blooming flowers to the sale, along with many spring flowers. And you have more chances to… Continue reading Warm-season Plants Starting to Grow

Plant Availability List for May, 2022

Bird's Eye Primrose

The long spell of cold weather in the latter part of April really slowed down plant growth, but I promised a Plant Availability List for the first of May, so here it is. The fine weather forecasted for the next week or so might bring many more species into growth. If there are enough additional… Continue reading Plant Availability List for May, 2022

Spring Sales: Getting back to normal

Eastern Shooting Star

After a two year hiatus, the Friends of the Farm Annual Plant Sale will be held this spring. Although colloquially known as the Mothers Day Sale, it is not always held on Mothers’ Day and this year it will be on May 15th, the Sunday after Mothers’ Day. For several years, this was our first… Continue reading Spring Sales: Getting back to normal

Pick up seeds at Seedy Saturday

Beaux Arbres has chosen not to be a vendor at this year’s Seedy Saturday but you can pick up pre-ordered seeds at the Seedy Saturday pickup wicket. If you are heading to the Ron Kolbus Centre for Seedy Saturday on March 5th, you can pick up pre-ordered Beaux Arbres seeds, and other vendors merchandise, at… Continue reading Pick up seeds at Seedy Saturday