Spring Flowers starting to bloom

The earliest spring blooms are opening in the south-facing Rock Garden and many flowers are starting to show buds in the hoop house. The earliest near-native in the Rock Garden is the lovely silvery-mauve Prairie Crocus. Most years it is much earlier than the related European Pasque Flower, but this year, with the strange fluctuations… Continue reading Spring Flowers starting to bloom

End of Season

Thanks to all the great customers who have supported us through some challenging time. I am always especially grateful to repeat customers – folks who took a chance on a prepaid order and then ordered again. This summer I worked myself to a state of heat exhaustion three times and I am going to have… Continue reading End of Season

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.

New Plant Availability list for July 26

Arctic Roseroot Rhodiola rosea in hypertufa trough in the garden at Beaux Arbres

Beaux Arbres will be bringing pre-paid plant orders to Ottawa (Britannia area) on the evening of Tuesday, July 26th. I have a new Plant Availability List to download. It is very much like the last list with a few species, such as Boreal Jacob’s Ladder, no longer available. The special offer of Mix-and-Match flats is… Continue reading New Plant Availability list for July 26

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Woven Polyfilm for Greenhouses – a good product

I have just received in the mail some channel lock for fastening greenhouse coverings, from a supplier, Northern Greenhouse, in Manitoba. The package included a little personal note from the proprietor, saying he is experiencing some serious health issues. Northern Greenhouse was our source for the woven polyfilm currently on our hoop house. We put… Continue reading Woven Polyfilm for Greenhouses – a good product

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Special Offer: Mixed Flats – Your Choice

Beaux Arbres has a special summer price on mixed flats of 32 2 1/2″ pots — your choice (from the list below) of flowers and grasses — at $160 per flat. That’s $5 per pot. (Regular price: $6 or more.) If you are looking for native plants for a meadow, community pollinator garden, or other… Continue reading Special Offer: Mixed Flats – Your Choice