Here's a straight-on shot of the Adventure Garden taken yesterday, with painted daisy, peonies, blue salvia, catmint, perennial geranium, pinks, and roses in bloom.
However, the thing I love about this garden (and the thing that makes it most challenging) is that it is seen from so many different views. Here it is from 'England' (the vegetable garden) looking toward the back Shade Garden in the bright afternoon light:
and here it is, backlit in the evening, looking the opposite direction:
Here's one more close-up of the catmint, blue salvia, pinks, irises (not in bloom), and peonies, as they are some of my favourite plants. I'd highly recommend any of these plants for any sunny Calgary garden!