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Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
"cooling shade. Winter interest? You've got it: Long brown pods cling to the branches... broad, shading the house the locust once shaded. I planted a oak from a nut 40 years... another shade tree that wasn't as hardy. Can't see a Catalpa tree without thinking... suggest shade trees varieties that are power pole/line friendly-grow fast and can... and the shade is delightful on a hot day . . . as long as you don't mind having worm..."
Set Your Shade Garden Aglow With Light
"of your garden for a magical dance you won't want to miss... hair. Shade gardeners want more sun. Sun gardeners want more shade. My personal garden... garden resides in partial to full shade. Over the years I have celebrated it, cursed... If your garden is a shade garden, I believe that I can save you time, money and frustration... believe that gardeners, more than most people, are aware of light: how it affects our plants..."
7 Shade-Loving Rarities of the Plant World
"shady garden patch with these uncommon woodland wonders... Stonecrop Gardens. My bottomless appreciation for woodland plants, of which the said... border garden (sunny), but I see liriope tolerates shade also. Vinca grows wild in... in my garden and seems to tolerate moderate shade quite well. Example: .http://www... so much shade here. I am happy all the plants featured will work in so many zones.... favorite shade-lover is Hellebores… evergreen foliage, super early blooms, perennial..."
7 Great Trees for Summer Shade and Fall Color
"be in partial cover of another tree, for a little shade, not full sun. Full sun in... light or partial shade for it, Forest Pansy is far and away my favorite tree, with large... small shade roof alongside and enclosed with screens. Our outdoor shaded patio was... Texas gardening is Neil Sperry and he is available to answer gardening questions... our PNW garden about 12 years ago in our front yard. In the first couple years every..."
Great Design Plant: Eastern Bluestar Wows in Fall
Get outstanding late-season color with this clumping perennial, perfect for a mixed border or to partially replace turf
5 Unsung Wildflowers That Thrive in Dry Shade
"spots into garden idylls with with these prolific, easy-care bloomers... of our gardens that just, well, tick us off and create literal nightmares. (I once... terrible gardener whom no one should listen to.) In the midst of my favorite planting... typical shade garden standbys we default to. Try one or two, and you’ll make me a very... shorter shade garden. Zig zag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis) has to be my absolute..."
Great Design Plant: River Birch
Pick this rugged native tree for its intriguing peeling bark, soil adaptability or leaves that bring dappled shade to a garden
"conifer/winter garden amongst other specimens. I have 2 of these beauties. They do get thirsty... sun to partial shadeMature size: 40 to 70 feet tallBenefits and tolerances: Fast-growing... dappled shade that's easy to plant under. Its leaf color in fall is a medium yellow... dappled shade to a garden..."
Great Lakes Gardener's May Checklist
Let's talk about brilliant flowering trees. About blooms to light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks
"light up a shade garden. And, of course, about everyday garden tasks... Lakes garden. Trees and shrubs burst into bloom, the shade garden hits its peak of... into the garden, but with the warmer weather come garden chores that you must do now... thrives in shade and lightens the garden during May. For an unparalled floral display... sited in partial shade, preferably with morning rather than afternoon sun. Who needs..."
Shades of Vegetable Gardens: Growing Edibles in Less Sun
"how one gardener produces a veritable feast of vegetables and herbs under a canopy... vegetable garden in the shade — and Shawna Coronado has the goods to prove it. Three... vegetable garden, she now grows enough organic herbs and veggies to put food on the table... shady garden. Is there a shady spot in your yard you could start prepping for the... part shade and still a beautiful vegetable garden. Bravo! Even cute gardening..."
Ditch Shade Garden Gloom the Tropical Way
Has your shade garden strayed too far to the dark side? Help it see the light with tropical bulbs, ground covers and even houseplants
"your shade garden strayed too far to the dark side? Help it see the light with tropical... summer, shade gardens are the most happening places for those who live in the tropics... of your garden. Here are some ways to bring life to the darkest corners of your yard... those gardens and breathe. These gardens are truly lovely, especially the ones manicured... shady garden in the city. We're surrounded by huge trees, and over the years (like..."
Great Design Plant: Sedum (Stonecrop)
Terrific at filling gaps and in a wide range of colors and shapes, sedum is a hearty problem solver in the garden
"vivid shades of summer into the garden with sedum. Prolific blooms earn notice in... in the garden. Choose from fluorescent fleshy ground covers or dusty upright shrubs... cover garden nooks or even just as an accent.... where I garden, they come back year after year. The classic tall variety S. spectabile... sun to partial shadeMature size: 2 to 24 inches tall, depending on speciesBenefits... sun to partial shade, depending on the species. Provide moderate additional water..."
Great Design Plant: Knock Out Roses
As glorious as their high-maintenance kin for a fraction of the work, Knock Out roses make even beginners look like garden stars
"made rose gardening so much more accessible to the average gardener, so the biggest decision... to your garden. After all, they're fussy and disease prone, and require endless spraying... in the gardening world because of their easy care requirements and prolific blooming... site has partial shade. How many hours a day constitutes full sun? Will the plant continue... blossom in partial shade (just a few hours of full sun)? I'd give it at least a half day..."
Great Design Plant: Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle
Looking for a versatile plant with beautiful color and texture? This unusual honeysuckle may be just the ticket
"providing shade and privacy in the garden as well.... summer garden; its calming coolness soothes like water. Kintzley’s Ghost honeysuckle... independent garden center. If they don't have it in stock, they might be able to order... sun and partial shade; attracts butterfliesWhen to plant: April to SeptemberSeasonal... Full to partial sunMature size: 8 to 12 feet tall; 3 to 6 feet wideBenefits and t..."
Great Design Plant: Sea Holly
Its spiky appearance can be intimidating at first, but sea holly's range of climate tolerances and vivid color make it a landscape winner
"and wild gardens has given it new popularity. Upright, thistlelike and a vivid shade... in the garden. Hailing from Northern Africa, Europe and even Asia, sea holly thrives... a rock garden, where its preference for well-drained and light soil will come in handy... species are partial to sandy soils, while others prefer soil that maintains a certain amount..."
Great Design Tree: Persian Ironwood