Cannor Nurseries Hours

Garden Centre

March 1st through April 19th

M-F 9am to 5 pm

Starting April 20

M-F 10am  to 6pm

Sat 9am - 5pm

Sun 10am to 5pm

Stat Holidays 9am to 5pm

 

Wholesale Customers

March 1st through April 19

M-F 9 am to 5 pm

Starting May 2

Saturday fron 9am to 5 pm

 

 

 

Let us take care of you!

Do you need help selecting the plants that are right for our Zone 3 growing area. We are your local experts serving the communities surrounding Edmonton.

Our expert staff at the Cannor Nurseries Garden Center supports home gardeners while our wholesale department supplies landscape contractors.

We’ve been growing  prairie hardy plants since 1953. We have the largest selection of caliper trees and shrubs in the area.

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Spring Has Sprung

Dad and Kids Planting

With the last (hopefully) snow on Monday April 30th and the warm thaw on May 1 our plants got a crucial drink of water to help them push leaves. As their roots wake up as the ground thaws you will start to see the leaf buds swell. It is time to think about pruning and clearing out the debris from the fall. Leaves and perennials should be cleaned up. It will help so much with keeping pests from the garden. Right now is a good time to cut out black knot, remember to sterilize with rubbing alcohol or bleach water after each cut and bag up and throw out what you trimmed off.

We are full of annuals and bedding plants and our perennials are ready. Come in and get a big dose of spring. The store looks beautiful.

 

Cannor Nurseries Ltd. has the largest selection of zone 3 trees, shrubs, and perennials west of Edmonton. We serve both the home owner and landscape contractors. In addition, we supply other retailers with our prairie hardy plants.

Our garden centre stocks a full selection of Ornamental Trees, Caliper Trees, Evergreens, Shrubs, Perennials and Annuals. You will find the selection and quantity of plants you are looking for to complete your landscape project. Our Edmonton location draws trees and shrubs from the over 400 acres at our home nursery.

Here at Cannor Nurseries Ltd. we grow a beautiful selection of grafted conifers.  These are trees that keep their green in every season.  We have large evergreens that will comply with front yard landscape regulations. These are specified by height. We carry special items like Spruce, blues spruc, lodgepole pine, scotts pine, siberean and weeping larch, waterii pines, upright juniper, and weeping spruce in large sizes.

Cannor Nurseries Ltd. has a great selection of caliper hardy trees.  Caliper trees are for the customer who needs a large tree to comply with landscape regulations for a new home, if you are looking for a tree to fit into a mature landscape or if you need instant privacy.  A caliper tree is a mature tree that measures 5 centimeters (2 inches) or larger around the base of the trunk of the tree.    We carry caliper trees up to 10 centimeters in select varieties.   Caliper sizing applies to deciduous trees which lose their leaves in the fall.

We have prairie hardy Ornamental Flowering Crab Apples, these are the beautiful pink, red and white flowering trees you see everywhere in the spring.  Some are non-fruiting like Spring Snow and most of the others like Royal Gordon have insignificant, berry sized fruit. Other flowering ornamental trees include, Snow Bird and Toba Hawthorns, Amur Cherry, Mayday, Japanese Tree Lilac and Schubert Chokecherry.  Many of these work very well in small yards. We also have these trees in potted sizes as well.

Swedish Aspen is an example of a hardy deciduous tree that provides quick privacy screening.  We carry this tree in caliper and smaller potted sizes. Other leafy shade trees we carry in caliper and potted sizes; Brandon Elm, Laurel Leaf Willow, Burr Oak, Paper Birch, Linden, and Mountain Ash including the columnar Russian Mountain Ash,

As a grower of hardy, zone 3 trees and shrubs we carry varieties that are suited to the hard winters of the Northern Alberta Climate.  We have a large selection of ornamental potted trees and shrubs.  Look at our Plant Catalogue for our full list.  For the gardener looking for fruit trees and small fruit bushes we carry a large inventory of edible plants; Blueberries, Cherry Trees Apple Trees, Saskatoon, Asparagus, and much more.

Our gift shop carries a large variety pots and statuary from all over the world as well as unique gift ideas. We focus on fair trade when possible.  Folk Art, Unique Mexican Ceramic Pots, Haitian Metal Wall Art and Garden Décor will make your outdoor space reflect your personal taste.

Our expert staff is always available to assist you in making your plant purchasing decisions.

Shop at the Farm. Buy Direct from the Grower.

Address: 26515A Township Road 514 (Woodbend Road) Spruce Grove Alberta, T7Y 1G1

Directions: Between Spruce Grove and Devon off of Highway 60 on Woodbend Road (Twp Rd. 514) (Just north west of the Devonian Gardens)

 

 Sales and Events!

Our Annual Season Opening Event

Basket Planting Days at Cannor

April 21 and 22

Tuesday and Wednesday Evening

4-7:30 pm

April 25 and 26

Saturday and Sunday

Two sesions per day

10 am and 1 pm

Tutorials

for those of you who would like to try

something new or need extra help

April 22,23 and 24

Wednesday, Thursday , Friday

1 to 4 pm

Call to place reservation

780 987 9133

Spring Fever Events

The following events are free to attend and open to everyone

Please call us to reserve your space at 780 987 9133

May 2 Noon to 2 pm  

 Pruning Class

Time for Spring Cleanup! Learn how to cut back Fruit Trees, Evergreens, Perennials, Roses and More! Bring your questions and get ready to actually prune plants.   You will get hands on experience. If you have clipper please bring them!

May 9 and 10 

Mother’s Day Weekend

Fun for Mom, Grandma and the kids! Spring in the Greenhouse is beautiful. The garden centre is warm and full of flowers.   Enjoy shopping in our gift area and the Mother’s Day café we are serving tea, coffee and cookies. The kids can plant up a special gift and make a card for mom and grandma.

May 16, 17 and 18 

Long Weekend Sale

Remember it is Time to Start Planting and Fertilizing

What’s on Sale

  • Select planted blooming pots
  • Fertilizer for Evergreens, Fruit Trees, Shrubs and Lawns
  • Designer Pots
  • Select Perennials and Shrubs
  • Apple Trees

May 23 Noon to 2 pm 

Design Your Yard Class

Bring Pictures or Drawings of your yard. Our Team will look at your specific issues and help you come up with a plan of action for your yard. Do you need help with privacy, curb appeal, low maintenance planting or creating a butterfly garden? Whatever you can imagine we have the expertise and the plants to make it happen.

May 30 Noon to 2 pm

Designer Pots for Hot Sunny Locations

We have come up with formulas for bullet proof pots that can handle sunny locations and still look fabulous after you have been gone for the weekend. Using Roses and Herbs, with tough bedding plants you can create a beautiful container that will bloom all spring, summer and into fall. These are showpieces that takes minimal care and watering.We provide the soil and the expertise you bring your pot and purchase the plants. This is a hands on class you will be taking home a planted pot.

June 6 and 7

Annual Truck Load Sale

Biggest Sale of the Spring Discounts up 50% off

This is our annual spring inventory reduction sale. Big Savings on what we are long on from our home nursery and huge discounts on stock that over wintered here. Great time to shop for a discounted caliper tree as we are making room for stock that we are digging from our fields.

June 13 and 14 

Caliper Tree Sale

Perfect time to buy that front yard caliper tree, to get privacy screening for your back yard or line your driveway. Got to sell our big trees to make room for what we are digging in our fields. Swedish Aspen and other deciduous trees are discounted up to 50% off

June 13 noon to 1pm

Design Your Yard with Trees

Whether it is for your new home requirements or if you are planting your back yard for privacy this is a great class to help you plan your landscaping. Installing trees is the first step in planting a new yard and adding trees into an existing yard can be tricky. Bring us your pictures and questions and we will help you go through the design process. If you are planning to install the trees yourself we will walk you through what you need to know.