Archive: September, 2018

Weigela

Posted by shane - September 2, 2018 - Uncategorized

Weigela florida Some varieties of weigela are marginally hardy in central Alberta, and it is uncommon in the landscape.  On the rare occasion when I do see a specimen in a client’s yard, it usually looks pretty dismal. I trialled a couple different varieties the past couple years, and my favourite is ‘Red Prince’.  It […]

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Using Marginally Hardy Trees in the Landscape

Posted by shane - September 1, 2018 - Planting

I just got back from Montana, and was somewhat surprised with how much more variety they are able to use with trees and shrubs, only a few hours south of us.  Oaks and maples, that barely make it through winter in Alberta, make majestic street trees in towns like Bozeman, Missoula, or Livingston. Unfortunately, our […]

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