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.
On the other hand, Spring is when Calgary Gardens come alive again.
Every year, the lilacs give off a sweet scent in many Calgary Gardens during the spring. Spring also makes me see Nectar being nourished by a passing bee in a Calgary garden.
The process is started by making the most of our winters. Winter is a time to contemplate and reflect on what you want out of your life bearing gem once the season starts up again.
Your pets suddenly have more energy as you let them outside to play around the garden, on a warm spring day in Calgary.
Oh yes, spring. It is a wonderful thing.
Ecosystems come alive as vibrant colors re-emerge with only a small number of Garden plants.
I am convinced that Mother Winter has one purpose; to allow Calgary Gardeners to plan for the next season.
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.
Another issue can be caused by Calgary Chinooks. Warm blowing air from these Calgary Chinooks can cause your plants in your Calgary Garden to lose moisture.
A popular Calgary Garden plant called the Cedar is one plant that should watched during Calgary winters, to make sure it doesn't dry out.
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.
As a Calgary Gardener, I have learned like all seasons. This includes Winter and the so called dreaded Chinook.
We must all celebrate and enjoy the off season so that we can get back to the basics and have fun designing the Calgary Garden space for the next coming season. 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.
On the other hand, it might makes some sense to invest in some indoor plants to help with your inspirations.
Perennials that have sat silent for months explode with color.
Trees and shrubs that have stood cold all winter, get to breath fresh air and bask in a typical Calgary sunny day.