Resources

Links

SOS Elms Coalition working to protect Saskatchewans urban forests through education and awareness

Articles

Waiting for the Flowers to Bloom in Patterson Garden by Jen Sharp, Bridges - Saskatoon Star Phoenix, May 2, 2013

Patterson Garden Flourishing since 1966 by Mark Ferguson, On Campus News, July 30, 2010 

Patterson Garden: A Woody Ornamentals Trial Comes of Age by Alan Weninger, Gardner for the prairies, spring 2009

Documents

Collecting Roses in China by Campbell Davidson, The Rosebank Letter, 1998, provides a reference for three of the Arboretum's roses.

Books

In a Cold Land: Saskatchewan's Horticultural Pioneers by Sara Williams delves into the lives of plant breeders and the origins of many cultivars in the Arboretum.

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants by Michael A. Dirr is a comprehensive guide to northern temperate woody plants in cultivation.

Trees of Canada by John Laird Farrar describes all of Canada's native trees and some of the larger shrubs.

The Sibley Guide to Trees by David Allen Sibley describes all native North American trees and some introduced species.

Woody Ornamentals for the Prairies by Hugh Knowles lists many of the woody plants in the Arboretum collection, an essential reference book for the Prairie region.