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.

Shining Rose

Shining (or maritime) Rose blooming in the hoop house at Beaux Arbres.

Another wild rose we are propagating at Beaux Arbres is Shining Rose (Rosa nitida), also known as Maritime Rose. I collected the seed for this species in Nova Scotia. I understand it occurs in Quebec along the Gulf of St. Lawrence shore but it does not occur naturally in the Ottawa valley. I particularly like… Continue reading Shining Rose