Overcome the shortcomings of a shady landscape when you choose plants that thrive in limited amounts of sunlight. Instead of brilliantly blooming annuals, choose boldly foliated perennials that prefer partial shade.
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Plant beautiful groundcovers to keep shade looking bright.
Plant cyclamen in your fall shade garden. Flowers in white, pink and lavender hues hover above silvery foliage in the fall like butterflies.
In abundant sunshine, high humidity and soaring temperatures, even the toughest plants droop with exhaustion. Protecting the soil is key to plant survival during extreme heat.
Learn how to make shade for edibles to block harsh heat from the sun.
Coleus is a star of the shade garden, effortlessly showing off foliage in shades of lime, peachy pink and burgundy.
Plant pretty flowers and plants that love the shade.
Shade-loving hostas are a natural choice for containers. With their scene-stealing foliage, they add interest to flower beds, patios and porches.
If you want to plant perennials that will survive in the shade, consider these easy-to-grow five.
Some plants like it hot, but others don’t. Tomatoes and other vegetables can be damaged by too much sun, so plan to shade them from the sun.
Once you grow easygoing hostas in your garden, you’ll probably want some companion plants. Here are some of the best.
Shade-tolerant hosta, whether coolly verdant or vibrantly variegated, thrive in a variety of garden settings. With fellow shade favorites like coral bells and ferns, they create sophisticated plantscapes of color and texture.