Do you have a shady spot in need of some sprucing up? How about putting in a little garden filled with plants and flowers that thrive in the shade? Here are some fantastic articles filled with ideas, suggestions, and helpful tips on doing just that.
Secrets of Successful Shade Gardeners – Mom Prepares
This is an excellent article to help you get started with your shade garden project. It covers all the basics you need for a successful shade-gardening experience.
Flowering Plants for the Shade – Sunset
I’m all about seeing lots of color in my garden. For many years, I found it very difficult to figure out exactly what to do with the shady portion of my yard. Once I realized some plants actually thrive in the shade and will still produce flowers, I was thrilled! This article has fantastic pictures to accompany each plant, so you know what the flowers look like.
Best Plants to Grow in the Shade – Mom Prepares
Peruse this article to read about an assortment of shade-loving plants; succulents, vines, flowering plants, veggies, and even herbs. In case you can’t decide what to grow in your shady spot, this article will be very helpful in giving you some wonderful ideas.
Perennials – Living the Country Life
Sometimes gardeners just don’t have the time or patience to plant a new flower garden each spring. If this sounds like you then you might enjoy this article on shade-loving perennials. I’m all about perennial flowers. I like being able to plant them in a designated area and watch them do their thing, year after year.
Shade-loving Annuals – Better Homes and Gardens
My mother gets quite the thrill out of choosing new flowers for her shade garden each year. This article made me think of her and her basket full of flowering annuals she loads into the car each spring from the local greenhouse.
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Benefits of Shade Gardens – Gardening Know How
I find all types of gardens to be beneficial, in some way or another. This article focuses on the benefits of shade-gardening!
Shade gardens allows gardeners to utilize all the space possible for plants. I think it’s wonderful that not all plants require direct sunlight to flourish and display their beautiful foliage and colorful petals. Here’s to shade gardens all around the world and may you have fun creating yours!
What types of plants would you suggest for someone starting a shade garden of their own?