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101 Types of Perennials (A to Z Photo Database)

Search hundreds of different types of perennials. We set out basic information including sun requirements, water requirements, hardiness zones, soil pH, height and more. 100's of photo examples.

Plants for the shade!

It's too darn hot

Some days I think I have the best job in the world, others...not so much. This past month in NYC has been brutal (in case you didn't know) and I've usually restricted myself to half days on the rooftops, where the sun and heat are unrelenting. Despite my 70 SPF, I haven't been this brown since before we knew the sun was bad for us. So where does a gardener seek shade and solace on a hot August day? In a brownstone backyard garden, of course. Light is probably the most important variable when…

Hostas are a topnotch groundcover for shady areas. Plant them on a tough-to-mow hillside to create a lovely, carefree garden bed. If you have a steep slope that water runs down so quickly the soil can't absorb moisture, try breaking up the hill with rocks or other barriers. It will slow the flow of water.

Design Lessons from a Minnesota Shade Garden

Get ideas for making your yard more beautiful with tips from a self-taught gardener.

Got a shady yard but want the colorful pops of flowers? Here's a guide to best flowers for shade!

Top 10 Beautiful Shade - Loving Flowers - Top Inspired

Got a shady yard but want the colorful pops of flowers? Here's a guide to best flowers for shade!

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20 Shade Garden Design Ideas That Prove You Can Grow Colorful Plants Anywhere

Enjoy bold, beautiful color in the shady corners of your yard with the latest garden design tips. Mix and match shade-tolerant annuals, perennials, and shrubs to make every inch of your yard a stunning getaway.

Need some landscaping ideas for your shady flower bed, front yard, or backyard? Here's 17 beautiful perennial flowers for shade that grow in USDA Hardiness zones 3 (or higher). Lot's of easy to grow plants for the beginner gardener. #flowers #perennials #shade #shadeflowers #shadeperennials #gardening #beginnergardener #easytogrow #plants

17 Perennial Flowers That Love Shade

Need some landscaping ideas for your shady flower bed, front yard, or backyard? Here's 17 beautiful perennial flowers for shade that grow in USDA Hardiness zones 3 (or higher). Lot's of easy to grow plants for the beginner gardener. #flowers #perennials #shade #shadeflowers #shadeperennials #gardening #beginnergardener #easytogrow #plants

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10 Gardening Tips And Tricks You Can Use Right Now!

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Colorful shade garden - for landscaping the parkway (would look nice with the rocks we already have)

I've got to reorganize my yard ... open to suggestion

I've been whining about how bad my yard looks this year. The lawn looks worse than ever and some of my early spring bulbs did not bloom. Had lots of rabbits and squirrels in the yard .. wonder if they are the culprits? Anyway, I was talking to a contractor about removing some trees along the side and back of the house and looked around then I took some pictures of my yard. It's not *that* bad. I still have some cool things in there and I think I just need some structure ... pull the be…

Here are our top picks for shade plants and choosing perennials for shade that bloom all summer long!

Perennials For Shade That Bloom All Summer

Here are our top picks for shade plants and choosing perennials for shade that bloom all summer long!

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Gardeners Worst Nightmares: 28 Perennials You’ll Regret Planting

When you're a beginner gardener, you just want perennials that will spread quickly and cover your flower bed. Three years in and your flower garden has become overwhelming and too much work. Here are 28 perennial flowers to avoid.

How to Get Rid of Slugs Naturally

How to Get Rid of Slugs Naturally

How can you get rid of slugs naturally? Slugs can eat everything in sight. Diatomaceous earth can help get rid of slugs permanently.

I LOVE this list of bushes that will thrive in the shade. I didn't know there were shade shrubs with such pretty flowers!

Shade Loving Shrubs: 15 Beautiful Bushes To Plant Under Trees - Gardening @ From House To Home

If you are looking for shade loving shrubs to fill the space between taller trees and low-growing perennials, this list of beautiful bushes will help.

Osmunda cinnamomea - i have these in my shade garden - love them.

Cinnamon Fern

Cinnamon Fern - Osmundastrum Cinnamomeum. The Fern’s stems or fronds unfurl and are slightly fuzzy in texture. The Fern fronds are light green. The Fern prefers partially shaded area. The Fern is the color of cinnamon. The Fern can grow in flood-prone areas, and the fern will still thrive.