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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..."
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: 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... If your garden is a shade garden, I believe that I can save you time, money and frustration... garden resides in partial to full shade. Over the years I have celebrated it, cursed... believe that gardeners, more than most people, are aware of light: how it affects our plants..."
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..."
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
"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... little shade, not full sun. Full sun in summer makes the leaves curl up and turn brownish... partial shade for it, Forest Pansy is far and away my favorite tree, with large, generous... our PNW garden about 12 years ago in our front yard. In the first couple years every..."
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... ? The shade garden reaches its peak in May, with big, bold natives such as Solomon's..."
Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants for a Shady, Wet Site
Transform a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling of flowers
"orm a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling... g for shade can be challenging enough; combine shade with soil that remains moist... experienced gardener shudder. Yet there are some stunning perennials, shrubs and even... This garden has been transformed into a cool, leafy glade through a combination... of my garden is in full sun so we are creating shade gardens as we go. Sword ferns..."
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... 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 Design Plant: Cork Oak
Witness an incredible renewable resource being grown while lolling in the abundant shade of this expansive, ever-popular tree
"abundant shade of this expansive, ever-popular tree... in the garden — some as passing design whims, others as total landscape failures —... residential garden, escape the hot summer sun in the shade provided by cork oak's pendulous... They're a garden feature that adds weight and substance to a garden design. While most... light shade and water deeply but infrequently. While cork oak is tolerant of moist... transplanting.Gardeners in California and Oregon must be aware of and sensitive to sudden..."
6 Patio Cover Types to Shade You in Style
Protect yourself and your deck from the blazing sun with umbrellas, cloth, built structures — or nature's perfect shading solution
"trees; shade and sun when you want them. Besides, during the rainy season, the area... their shades with old Hot air balloon fabric! they are so beautiful and practical... screens for shading and insect protection and on the second level there is a beautiful... bit of shade but still keeps the outdoor area open. If you put vines on a pergola... Revolutionary Gardens mentioned (though not nearly as nice - love the idea of reversible..."
3-Season Rooms: Shade and Swimming for a Tudor-Style Patio
Great Cover-Ups: 8 Outdoor Canopies and Shades
Lounge as long as you like without getting baked, with one of these sun-screening structures for your backyard, deck or patio
"privacy and shade for plants. You have inspired me again, houzz! I love the shade sails... the sail shades too but would love more shade without attaching anything to the wall... the sail shades and the Kokoon Hammock! We would love to use the sail shades in some... ever for shade structures... Thanks for the suggestions! Very interesting ideas! Thanks... those shade-loving plants in your garden. Shade sails can serve as a great outdoor..."
Great Design Plant: Aromatic Aster Keeps on Blooming
"in my garden, from shade lovers to sun lovers, drought tolerators and rain garden... dense shade garden, and was unaware of so many varieties for various growing conditions... books and gardens. My mother gave me some asters and told me to chop them down to 4 to... took the garden shears to 90% of them and now wish I did the other 10%, too, because... percent shadeMature size: 1 foot to 2 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide; slowly spreading..."