The season are what defines a Calgary garden. Calgary gardens are all about the seasons and Gardeners in Calgary should make the most out of each season.
Passion is a word that could define a Calgary Gardener
The season is so short, there is not a lot of time to enjoy Calgary and it’s gardens. I have been a Calgary Gardener for many years and I like do everything I can to squeeze every bit of enjoyment out of the short gardening season in Calgary.
Calgary is know more long, but mild winters, so one should pay attention to the ambitions and plan for your garden. Reflection is what winter time is for.
On the other hand, Spring is a time to celebrate the dawning of new life once again!
The tastes, smells, sights, textures and sounds of a garden in Calgary on a warm spring day can be truly amazing. I look forward to this time every single year.
Color and life thrive in the mini ecosystem a Calgary Gardener will accomplish, with just a few garden plants.
Your pets suddenly have more energy as you let them outside to play around the garden, on a warm spring day in Calgary.
Calgary Chinooks pose another problem for gardens. The wind. Due to the pressure variance associated with Calgary Chinooks, high winds can dry out plants in your gardens.
Cedars are one particular Calgary garden plant that should be wrapped with burlap if you want any hope whatsoever of survival.
Spring is truly beautiful.
They cause the temperature to increase a few degrees in the winter, which you’d think would be good, but for Calgary Gardens, they are bad. Damage can be caused to some Calgary Garden plants because they sometimes think spring is coming. This is especially bad for out of zone Calgary Garden Plants.
I am sure that winter was designed so that Calgary Gardeners could plan, plan, plan so that when spring finally arrives, it makes it that much better.
The Calgary Growing season is about four to five months. A common weather incident is Calgary is known as a chinook.
Once mother winter has her time, it is time for spring, when gardens in Calgary becomes alive and vibrant again.
Calgary Gardeners rejoice and have a good winter to relax, reconnect and enjoy planning your garden space for next summer.
Or maybe if it is winter, get some indoor plants and create an indoor Calgary Garden!
Long standing trees and shrubs in Calgary bask in their now warm garden homes.
Good luck with your off season efforts!
Perennials that have sat silent for months explode with color.
As for us gardeners, nature is dear, so we learn to appreciate winter & fall for what they are.