We’re back today visiting with Susie Zimmerman in her beautiful Fairbanks, Alaska, garden.
The garden beds are planted densely and are overflowing with flowers. Just because you garden in a cold climate doesn’t mean you can’t have incredible gardens.
And wow, has that hard work paid off! Flowers are everywhere. In particular, notice the towering blue spires of delphiniums (Delphinium elatum, Zones 3–7) you can see in the back of the beds. It is possible to grow delphiniums in many climates, but they reach their peak in the very cool summers in places like Alaska.
A rock garden is full of interesting plants as well as interesting rocks.
Lilies (Lilium hybrid, Zones 3–8) in the most romantic possible shade of delicate pink.
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