How do people survive here???
We moved to Calgary during the past winter from Edmonton. I always thought the climate in the two cities was very similar, and that if anything, Edmonton had the harsher climate. Now that I'm here, that doesn't seem to be the case. I woke up to frost on the rooftops this morning! In June! My tomatoes look okay, but I'm starting to see why my next-door neighbour told me, "You can't ripen tomatoes here without a greenhouse." Of course, now it's my mission to prove that putting fifteen or so tomatoes in wasn't totally misguided.
So what's the secret to success here? Or do you just have to be a little crazy to keep trying?