Gardening in Calgary

There seems to be a gardening revival taking place around the country and Calgary is no exception. More and more back yard vegetable gardens are popping up in the city as people take a back to nature approach to their landscapes. As well as vegetable gardens, perennial gardens are also becoming more and more popular. Perennials gardens can be a real joy to work in if you make sure to plan your perennial garden properly. Gardening in Calgary can pose some challenges as we don’t have the longest growing season and our summers are not always warm enough to get things growing fast. Below is a list of gardening in Calgary topics you can choose to read more about.

Xeriscaping in Calgary

Xeriscaping is the practice of creating gardens that require no artificial watering source and rely and flourish only on natural rain water.

Calgary Shrubs

Calgary shrubs looks at the many shrubs that grow well in Calgary and discusses the advantages of planting Calgary hardy shrubs.

Organic vegetable gardens

Organic vegetable gardens are becoming more and more popular in Calgary. This article tells you how to set up and organic vegetable garden in Calary

Flowers that draw beneficial insect

Did you know there are specific flowers that attract insects that are helpful you your garden and your yard?
View this article to learn more

Low maintenance landscapes

One of the most popular trends in Calgary is towards lower maintenance landscapes. This article gives you information to help you plan a low maintenance landscape in Calgary