Most conifers are evergreen, but subalpine larch (Larix lyallii) apparently missed that memo. So, why does this BC native drop its leaves/needles each year when most conifers keep theirs? It’s […]
Cascara (Frangula purshiana) is one of those small trees that most people tend not to notice but wow, are they missing out. Growing only to a maximum height of 10 […]
Beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta) is a harbinger of spring that is also important early spring food for a variety of wildlife.
Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is one of those iconic BC evergreens that one could wax on about for pages. Consider the leaves alone: like many evergreen leaves, they’re reduced in […]
Our second in a series of information sheets about BC native plants. This time around: the magnificient Abies grandis. Click on the link below for the pdf. abies_grandis_info_sheet_hires
All around us, native plants are putting on their autumn colours. For some people, it’s all about the aesthetics, but we love how autumn reveals the hidden pigments and hidden […]