Saturday June 3, 2023: Annual Plant Sale
Everyone is welcome at CRAGS’ plant sale, to be held on Saturday June 3 from 12 noon to 4pm at Lakeview Community Hall. Click for more details
Thurs, June 8, 7:00pm: Paul Spriggs on Favourites for the Crevice Garden
This hybrid (in-person plus Zoom) meeting will feature Paul Spriggs of Victoria, who is well known to CRAGS as a passionate and knowledgeable rock gardener. Paul will discuss some of his favourite plants for crevice gardens. Learn how the crevice environment is ideal...
Sunday June 11 from 09:30am to noon: Planting workshop at Silver Springs Crevice Garden
Come to the Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs to see what's blooming. CRAGS has been maintaining the Crevice and Native Plant gardens there for several years. Come and learn the techniques for planting into crevices and sand. We will be transplanting some...
Calgary Rock & Alpine Garden Society (CRAGS) is a group interested in growing alpine plants in Calgary’s challenging climate. Alpine plants are perennials found near or above the tree line in mountainous areas.
Why garden with rock and alpine plants?
- compact size means more variety in a small space
- hardy plants, well-suited to Calgary’s climate
- unique and diverse plants from the mountain regions of the world
- small troughs or large crevice gardens can be showcases
- native plants support pollinators
- use of rocks and alpine plants is inspired by nature
Join CRAGS and learn from interesting speakers about plants, garden design, and travel by plant-lovers, enjoy workshops to advance your gardening skills, be inspired by local garden tours (members only), get friendly advice and support, and make new friends in a small club.