Have you ever tried to grow wildflowers from the Alberta foothills in your garden? Unless you’re an expert you’ve probably had mixed success. Check out Wild About Flowers, a local specialty nursery focused on native perennial wildflowers of Alberta. They believe that “native plants in landscaping and gardening is limitless and their contribution to the health of our environment is essential.”
They collect seed from natural spaces like country roadside ditches, designated crown lands and private property by invitation. Plants are grown outdoors and in-tune with the growing season which produces hardy plants ready to handle the transplant into the natural environment. Instead of using chemical pesticides they use naturally derived fertilizers that promote healthy growth and strong immune systems. Give them a try!