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Pruning 101: Why, When, and How

The first question to ask yourself before even picking up your pruning shears is: "Why am I pruning this?” Knowing what you hope to achieve by pruning a tree or shrub is important.  It gives you a basis for why, when, and how much to prune or even whether you need to...

Smart Pots: A Smart Solution to the Problems with Planters

We love ceramic containers and pottery.  Don’t get us wrong.  But they are not always the most practical.  They are awkward to move, don’t provide any advantages to your plants, are fragile, and often crack in our cold Alberta weather. We have discovered Smart Pots...

Privacy and Beauty: Dogwood (Cornus alba, Cornus sericea)

Dogwood has so many uses it’s hard to find a reason not to add one to your yard. Hardy and cheap, they make great low-maintenance hedges. They offer impressive four-season interest, too, from colorful leaves in spring to brightly-colored branches in winter. These are...

35 Plants for Fall Color

  It’s easy to get so excited about planting for a spring and early summer garden that you forget to plan for color in August, September and October.  By August, many favorite trees, shrubs and perennials have finished blooming. However, don’t resign yourself to a...

Fall Garden Chores for Spring Success

Use this helpful fall gardening guide to ensure your plantings will survive and thrive next spring. Deciduous Trees Deciduous trees lose their leaves in the fall. Using this checklist will prepare them for a successful winter dormancy.   Shade and Ornamental Trees...

So You Need To Plant A Caliper Tree

  Many of our customers have landscape requirements that include planting a caliper tree in the front yard of their new home. At Cannor Edmonton, we offer caliper sized trees for planting at any time throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons to help you complete...

Five Steps To Smart Tree Shopping at Cannor Nurseries

  Choosing the perfect tree for your home can seem confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. With a little advance preparation on your part, our experienced staff can easily guide you to great choices for your landscape project.   Step One: Keep Track of What You Like...

Fall Color Plant List

Would you love a burst of color around your home, but aren't sure what to plant this fall? We’ve got you covered. There is a wide range of plant material to bring lively interest to your late summer and fall garden. Visit our handy Plant Catalogue for more details on...

19 Great Plants for Backyard Privacy

The excitement over moving into a new home can be dampened when you realize just how little privacy there is in your landscape. It’s common for neighboring homes to have direct views overlooking your deck or backyard, or window-to-window views at ground level. Ready...

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