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CLScott
Calgary
Canada

February 23, 2011
2:12 PM

Post #8388698

I have enjoyed your pictorial preview of springtime.
Several of those are in my garden,but buried under snow still.
Thanks for the view of what is to come!

Caroline
art_n_garden
Colorado Springs, CO
(Zone 6a)

March 18, 2011
5:00 PM

Post #8435144

I'm so glad you have enjoyed the pictures. We hardly got any snow this year, unlike what seems like the rest of the continent, so I am now worried about winter desiccation. I kind of wish we had a blanket to keep the plants warm from the freakish cold we had this winter. I know you are sick of the snow, though! We're just about in the home stretch...!
CLScott
Calgary
Canada

March 19, 2011
6:01 AM

Post #8435994

The snow is melting and I have two tiny crocus flowers sprouting in a very sunny spot.
art_n_garden
Colorado Springs, CO
(Zone 6a)

April 9, 2011
4:49 PM

Post #8483572

Isn't that a nice sight during this month? My crocus didn't seem to last long this year...but they were beautiful while they lasted. The trees have finally budded - I'm worried about a late frost that might nip them. What can you do though...:)
CLScott
Calgary
Canada

April 10, 2011
6:33 PM

Post #8486132

Calgary has a touch of spring this weekend as the weather has warmed some, and also Calgary Hort. Society held
the Garden Show. I volunteered so I did not get to all of the exhibits, but there were lots of interesting gardening ideas there. After my shift, I attended two speakers presentations.
One was "Contain your Enthusiasm" on ideas for containers and gardens in general.
The other was " 36 Perky Perennials" which focussed on plants which do well in our zone.
art_n_garden
Colorado Springs, CO
(Zone 6a)

May 20, 2011
11:17 PM

Post #8576951

Sounds very interesting! I wish they had something like that locally here.
CLScott
Calgary
Canada

May 24, 2011
5:07 AM

Post #8583796

It is nice to have a strong and active local Gardening group.
Calgary Horticultural Society has over 5000 members.
In zone 3, where gardening is a challenge---it is very helpful.

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