Rob Staniland will instruct a 2-part workshop on building rock features. As part 1, he will give a Zoom talk to participants. Workshop details including a revised date will be announced when Covid-19 restrictions on outdoor gatherings change to allow more than 5...
Rob Staniland will instruct participants on building a rock feature as part two of this set. This part will be in-person and hands-on! Participants may choose the Saturday OR the Sunday date. Workshop details including a revised date will be announced when Covid-19...
Liz has been gardening for 45 years in Hockley Valley ON. She will cover her 3 weeks of travel through Honshu and Hokkaido, Japan, in June/July 2019. Observing plants from sea level to 2100 m, some of which are familiar to N America as well as circumpolar alpines. ...
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.