About US

Our Mission

To improve the health of local communities by providing beautiful, resilient, and high quality plants to both individuals and landscapers.

Who We Are

Wheatland Trees is a family owned and operated Clean Plant Certified Tree Farm located in Southern Alberta. What started in 1985 as a simple dream to grow beautiful trees, has now grown to include multiple tree farms providing locally grown trees, landscaping services and even a newly opened Garden Centre, the Prairie Dell. 

From the very beginning, Wheatland Trees has been a business run by individuals who not only love trees, but who also strongly believe in the power of plants to improve quality of life.  Over 35 years later, this dream of creating greener, healthier communities is more alive than ever through every plant that is grown at Wheatland Trees. 


Meet the Team

Phil Paxton
President & Owner

My passion for the landscape industry never seems to end, and I am convinced that our work delivers a key component of urban health. As a volunteer with CNLA and Landscape Alberta, I regularly encourage communities to recognize our contribution, while continuing to work provincially, nationally, and internationally on some exciting new programs that will lead to improved horticultural solutions.

It is my hope that you will profit from both my passion and my years of experience as you cultivate your own business and/or landscape(s).

Torquil Paxton
Wholesale & Customer Relations

I've been involved in our business for many years and look forward to providing the level of service that will help your business flourish and succeed. Wheatland Trees is very nimble and we pride ourselves on being able to react quickly. We know things change rapidly in the landscape business and we're here to help. In addition to chinook hardy trees, I would be very pleased to talk to you about any other contributions Wheatland Trees can make to your landscaping projects. You can reach me at 403-921-3448 or tpaxton@wheatlandtrees.ca

Stacey Gibb, PhD
Grower & Research

Coming from an academic background, I am a sponge for information and I am constantly searching for innovative concepts to enhance every aspect of growing the best quality trees. Our trees are grown to meet high city standards using innovative soil management and root pruning techniques. The results are full and healthy trees with uniform shape and exceptional roots. I am also keen to grow specialty trees to meet your needs.

Helen O'Brien
Retail & Sales Specialist

Bio Coming Soon

Joanne Weir
Corporate Accountant

I crunch the numbers. Additionally, providing insight towards the interior design of our new retail store set up has become part of the job!

Donnie Brandt
Class 1 Driver/Equipment

Donnie is our very own "Swiss army knife". Anything you can think of, he can fix it. A Class One Operator and Head of Maintenance and Repairs Department.