You Can Grow Hops – Prairie Gardens

Alberta has the perfect climate to grow Hops! You can grow your own Hops to make your own delicious beer! And they are beautiful vines in your garden!  Highly decorative, fast growing, trouble free, and cold hardy, hops provide a dual purpose interest to gardens that few other plants do.  Create a privacy screen, and use them to brew your …

Hours November – April 2020

HOURS November – April 2020 The adventure farm is now closed for the season. Curbside pickup is available for pickles, honey, gelato, and vegetables purchased online in advance by appointment. Click here for more information on our private Christmas dinners and parties.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS 2020

Safety Measures and Guidelines We have put some adjustments in place for the health and safety of our staff, visitors, and animals. These modifications are designed to comply with public health orders and guidelines. Before You Visit Please do not visit the farm: If you have travelled within the last 14 days If you have been in contact with anyone …

Ready to Rot?: An Introduction to Compost- Mackenzie Martins

The word compost comes from the latin com meaning “together” and post meaning “to bring”. It is the bringing together of organic matter into a process of decomposition, which produces a soil conditioner rich in nutrients. From home gardeners to small scale farms like Prairie Gardens, composting is one of the best things we can do for our plants and …

Unforeseen Moments on the Farm- Kaitlin Baronas

When I arrived at Prairie Gardens, just over two months ago now, I didn’t think many things would be different. I have lived in rural farming country my entire life and so when I got the apprenticeship here in Bon Accord, Alberta I thought the weeds would be weeds, the soil normal, the weather similar if not colder in the …

Family Farm Picnics

As part of our response to covid-19, Prairie Gardens’ Family Farm Picnic allows you to enjoy your own private area of the farm as a family – relax in the countryside and enjoy our wide-open spaces! We book a maximum of 10 picnics during each 2-hour designated picnic time to make sure your family has the privacy and space to …

U-PICK PUMPKINS EDMONTON

U-PICK PUMPKINS EDMONTON 2020 We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be doing guided u-pick pumpkin tours this year! We grow over 30 different kinds of pumpkins – white ones, blue ones, stripey ones, warty ones, itty-bitty ones, giant ones, and ones perfect for making pumpkin pie. We love the fall and we love sharing what we know and what …

Coming Soon

The following workshops are coming this August! We’re just finalizing a few details, but hope to have tickets available soon.