It’s been an absolutely perfect summer so far for gardening in Alberta. Last year was so very dry, and this year we’re getting a generous amount of rain and sunshine. Let me give you a summer garden tour of our little flower and fruit bed in front of our house. You might just get some ideas for your own zone 2 or 3 perennial and fruit garden, too!
We live near Edmonton, Alberta, so our climate is quite cold. I’m really happy with all of the plants we’ve chosen for our front beds so far – they’ve all come back after our cold winter, and they’re LOVING our perfectly warm and wet summer this year!
These Morden Blush roses are my definite favourites in our garden. They’re incredibly hardy, and oh-so-beautiful. Isn’t this colour gorgeous?! We must have hundreds and hundreds of these blooming right now.
The Morden Belle roses are beautiful too.
I love how our front garden feels like a wild and lovely English garden with all of the happy rose bushes.
Want to see the rest? Come watch this video tour:
M0re Summer Garden Ideas
If you’re looking for a way to add some beauty to your yard without all the hassle, then creating a low maintenance flower bed is the perfect solution. By taking some time to design and prepare the bed properly, you can ensure that your flowers will thrive with very little effort on your part.
I’ve collected tips and tricks and ideas on plants, DIY decor, and of course some fairy garden whimsy. I hope you find some gardening ideas here that you can use to improve your own space!