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Love spring, love chartreuse!

Posted by ostrich 3a AB (My Page) on
Wed, May 15, 13 at 23:28

I am finally enjoying my first spring in Calgary with a landscaped backyard! Since I only got my backyard done last summer, this is the first time that I am experiencing the beautiful new growth of spring in my own home in Calgary. I love spring time and I love the chartreuse colours all around me! It's so rejuvenating. Here are some pics that I just took this evening - enjoy!

Ninebark Dart's Gold
Ninebark Dart's Gold photo IMG_3989resized.jpg

Cutleaf Green Elder
Cutleaf Green Elder photo IMG_4008resized.jpg

Morden Gold Elder
Morden Gold Elder photo IMG_3995resized.jpg

Hosta Liberty
Hosta Liberty photo IMG_3997resized.jpg

Dicentra Gold Heart
Gold Heart Bleeding Heart photo IMG_3992resized.jpg

Toba Hawthorn
Toba Hawthorn photo IMG_4001resized.jpg

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RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Just beautiful!
See,..Calgary is not so bad after all, Alberta summers are one of the best in the world, it has a special beauty with lots of sunshine!.. I love it!

This post was edited by konrad___far_north on Thu, May 16, 13 at 1:33

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Nice pics! I agree that the spring growth when things are light-green is when most trees are at their best.

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

I'm jealous! I saw miniscule leaflets on a rose and a clematis yesterday and was thrilled! LOL

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Nice photos Ostrich!

Our spring is way behind too. No leaves here yet. Just buds.

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Thanks, everyone!

Everything is doing well except for those 3 rhodies....hmm...they may end up in the trash can! LOL

Happy gardening!

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Welcome! to gardening in Calgary.
There was an article in one of the magazines a few years back which suggested planting chartreuse plants every five or six feet in a garden.
You may want to join the Calgary Horticultural Society
for Calgary specific information.

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

Hi Caroline,

I already joined the Calgary Horticultural Society last year. I would love to see that article if someone still has it! Thanks.

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

You can go to the office and look it up, or ask over at their forum. Someone can probably scan it and send it over to you.

I'll check my back issues too, but I've only been a member for three years.

RE: Love spring, love chartreuse!

shazam, thanks so much for your suggestion!

How was your gardening today? It was quite productive for me this weekend! I also loved all the rain last week - things are so green now and the soil is so moist and soft! Just lovely for planting.

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