Native Garden Update 2021

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

Lots of changes in our second year of gardening. Small visible changes, but the sewn seeds are settling in and we look forward to seeing them thrive! The goal remains to "re-wild" in terms of increasing diverse attraction for pollinators, decreasing the need for fertilization and watering, organically grow an increasing amount of our own food, and create an outdoor space that we can and want to use daily, year round.


Zone 1: Barren space under back conifer tree


Two native Alberta plants, harebells and red Columbine, both of which thrive in shade and high-acidity soil, are starting to take root and flower. Depending on how they seed, more of these, or another variety may be added next year.



Zone 2: "Graveyard" garden


Before: