Recent Notices:

Native Wildflower Seeds

ENPG has a large selection of native plant seeds for sale this spring. Contact us for a list.

A list of common, sedges, grasses and rushes of the Edmonton area.

click to download

Recommended Reading - a book review by Patsy Cotterill

Nature in Fragments .pdf
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Butterfly ID - The Edmonton and Area Land Trust has released a Butterfly Identification Guide to help visitors to EALT Conservation Lands identify common butterflies on their properties. 
This brochure aims to spark interest in butterfly species and conservation and outlines how you can help protect important butterfly habitat and where you can learn more.
The free brochure is available on the EALT website:  Butterfly_ID_Guide.pdf
New free e-book!
Common Coulee Plants of Southern Alberta
John Bain, University of Lethbridge biology professor, and June Flanagan, Lethbridge botanist, author and photographer, teamed up to revise Job Kuijt’s popular guide to some of our most beautiful and interesting native prairie plants in this new full colour electronic edition.
Download your free copy and discover what’s blooming in southern Alberta this season!
Free download is made available by the University of Lethbridge Herbarium courtesy of the University of Lethbridge Library

Wildflowers of Edmonton brochure

Common Wildflowers of the Edmonton Area.

Available for $2.00 at:
Wildbird General Store
4712-99 Street,
Earth's General Store
9605-82 Avenue, Edmonton
Nature Alberta
3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre
11759 Groat Road
Arch Greenhouse
3151-97 St.

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Saturday, May 7 - that Bloomin’ Garden Show and Art Sale- Garden info and sales; artisans; gallery artists; and music. ENPG will have Gardens -in-a-Box for sale, as well as lots of Edmonton area native wildflowers.
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Alberta Avenue Community Centre, 93 St. and 118 Ave.
Admission: Free

Saturdays, May 14 and May 28 - Garlic Mustard Pulls- Edmonton Native Plant Group and the City of Edmonton are once again working together to help remove noxious garlic mustard from the Mill Creek Ravine area. Volunteers are needed to come and help remove this weed. Water and light snacks will be provided.
For further information: Garlic Mustard Pulls
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Location: Meet at the corner of 91 St. and 77 Ave.
Admission: Free

Saturday, May 28 - Edmonton Native Plant Sale - part of the Fulton Place Community Gardener's Swap Meet and Sale. Bring your plants, tools, books and anything else garden related to the hall to trade for other people's plants, tools, etc. Come early and stay until the end as items are dropped off and picked up throughout the morning.
ENPG will be there with plants and seeds of wildflowers native to the Edmonton area for sale.
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Fulton Place Community Hall - 6115 Fulton Road
Admission: Free

Monday, May 30 - Edmonton Horticultural Society Speaker Series Growing native plants by the Edmonton Native Plant Group. Liz Deleeuw, Cherry Dodd, Judith Golub and Patsy Cotterill will cover such topics as the importance of native plants for biodiversity and pollinators; the selection of native perennials and growing techniques; designing gardens with native plants; use and challenges of native plants for restoration of natural areas. The presenters will be available for questions and discussion afterwards. There will be native wildflowers and grasses for sale at this event.
Time: 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre, 11113 - 113 Street
Admission: $5.00 for non-members

April 8 - June 17 - North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society - A Hike in your Valley - From the grass roots to the tree tops, explore Edmonton’s BIG ISLAND WOODBEND NATURAL AREA and
hike through an exhibition and sale of stunning natural photography.
All images were taken during several nature hikes through the Big Island Woodbend area, and by local photographers. Photographs are small run prints, framed and modestly priced. Support your valley and NSRVCS efforts to conserve natural areas for all Edmontonian’s to access!
Time: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm except Sundays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: La Cite Francophone - 8627 rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury (91 St.)
Admission: Free

... is a monthly e-newsletter sent out by ENPG, that focuses on gardening with native plants. There is a list of up-coming events, news, one or two articles, and a 'Wildflower of the Month'.
Wildflower News - May 2016.pdf
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Want to attract butterflies and bees to your garden? Here's a list of native plants adapted from Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies by The Xerces Society.
The book is available from the ENPG Library.
Pollen and Nectar Plants Table _1.pdf
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ENPG activities

Here is a look at some of what we've done in the last couple of years - ENPG's take on an annual report!

Ignore the "Dropbox Sign in..." and be patient. It is a LARGE file!

ENPG 2014 activities.pdf
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ENG 2013 activities.pdf
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ENG 2012 Activities.pdf
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Edmonton Native Plant Group has published Go Wild, a book on 'Easy to Grow Native Prairie Wildflowers and Grasses'.
You can also check out the different plants here, on our website.
Check out the index to search for a specific plant.


ENG has a number of books, magazines and other publications on native plants and related subjects that are available for borrowing.

Photo Galleries