Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mount Royal Calgary Yard Going Forward

Update/June 29, 2017

Spring is here in 3 days
 and this yard in Southwest Calgary is ready to take on a new look.

March 2017
Two crabapple trees taken out of the middle of the yard
open up the yard and supply the home with firewood for next winter.

Charlie guards the gate.

Vegetable Garden

Carrots  planted May 4, 2016
Beets planted May 4, 2016
Swiss Chard planted May 4, 2016
Asparagus planted May 4,2016

June 2016
This year the garden was planted late due to weather and Grandmaman was in Salem in May.  
Potatoes planted May 13, 2017 by Papa.
Swiss chard, beets, carrots, kale 
planted by Grandmaman May 26, 2017.

Photo taken July 11, 2017
Photo taken July 11, 2017


Bought 4 asparagus plants on May 3, 2016
  and planted in a vegetable garden with a west exposure
 in Norglenwold at Sylvan Lake on May 4, 2016.  
They are"Mary Washington" asparagus.  
Height 36 to 48 inches.  
Spread 8 to 12 inches.  
Blooming and Harvest Time-May-June.

Amur Maple

Fall 2015

Fall 2015

This small tree is planted in the front yard with a west exposure.  Stunning leaves in the fall and easy to maintain.  I believe it to be an Amur Maple tree and more info can be found by clicking on Amur Maple.