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Check out these Low Maintenance Ground Cover Plants! They are resistant, tolerant, and trample resistant.

Check out these Low Maintenance Ground Cover Plants! They are resistant, tolerant, and trample resistant.

ideas for plants outside that tolerate shade

They all tolerate shade. Clockwise from top left: Karen Azalea, Ostrich Fern, Hostas, Green Velvet Boxw…

10 Shade Tolerant Perennials  [One Hundred Dollars a Month]                                                                                                                                                      More

10 Shade Tolerant Perennials [One Hundred Dollars a Month] More

Verbena bonariensis: Why this perennial is a garden must-have!

Verbena bonariensis: Why this perennial is a garden must-have

Pet Scribbles: Verbena bonariensis: Why this perennial is a garde.

Russian Sage  This super-tough plant can grow to 6 feet tall, and is great for the back row of garden borders or along fences. It is heat and drought resistant, and most pests like deer and rabbits will stay away from it. The fragrant silver foliage is just as pretty as the purple blooms.

One of the toughest plants, it offers fragrant silvery foliage and plumes of violet-purple blooms. Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it.

Perennials: Maiden Grass

Perennials: Maiden Grass Zones: 5 to 9 Expert says: "This grass forms a light, airy four-foot-tall mound and grows really well in otherwise tough and dry sites.

There's little wonder why old-fashioned bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is a favorite of plants that grow in shade. In late spring and early summer, it produces pink or white heart-shaped flowers that hang from elegant, arching stems. This top-notch shade plant is hardy in Zones 3-9 and grows up to 4 feet tall.  Test Garden Tip: By midsummer, old-fashioned bleeding heart usually goes dormant and loses its foliage. Plant it with astilbe or hosta so you don't end up with a bare spot in…

There's little wonder why old-fashioned bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is a favorite of plants that grow in shade. In late spring and early summer, it produces pink or white heart-shaped flowers that hang from elegant, arching stems. This top-notch shade plant is hardy in Zones 3-9 and grows up to 4 feet tall. Test Garden Tip: By midsummer, old-fashioned bleeding heart usually goes dormant and loses its foliage. Plant it with astilbe or hosta so you don't end up with a bare spot in…

My favorite flowers for a cutting garden!  Easy to start, blooms all season long, great for cutting and filling your garden with color! Dahlia, zinnia, sunflower, daisy, and other hardy, low-maintenance plants with LOTS of flowers.

Best flowers for all-summer color! LOTS of blooms, great for cutting, easy to start!

My favorite flowers for a cutting garden! Easy to start blooms all season long great for cutting and filling your garden with color! Dahlia zinnia sunflower daisy and other hardy low-maintenance plants with LOTS of flowers.

Planting Some Fall Containers // Garden Answer - YouTube    Beautiful fall / winter container with perennials. Love those purple leaves!!

Planting Some Fall Containers // Garden Answer

10 Best Hardy Perennials | A list from a DIY Gardener

10 Best Hardy Perennials A list from a DIY Gardener On Sutton Place

Nepeta Nervosa 'Blue Moon', Catmint 'Blue Moon', Dwarf Catmint, Dwarf Nepeta, Best perennial plants, long flowering perennials

Fast-growing, eye-catching and heat tolerant, Catmint 'Blue Moon' (Nepeta nervosa) is a dwarf, compact form of catmint with a low spreading habit and a long blooming season.

Sedum "John Creech" This is not just any Sedum spurium, but a rare, small-foliaged, pink-flowered form. The small, scalloped green leaves of this weed-smothering groundcover are topped with pink flowers in the fall.

These Plants Like to Be Walked On

Sprawling and Spilling Plants for Paved Areas: Sedum spurium 'John Creech'

Shade plants that attract hummingbirds

Using feeders and flowers to attract hummingbirds by Michael Baughman Attracting Hummingbirds About Hummingbirds and

I’ve always enjoyed gardening both for what I grow to feed my family and what I can offer back to feed the wildlife.  Since humans expand their territory more and more, we are taking away land that wildlife used to rely on for their needs. I think it’s only fair that I give back what I can. Planting the best fall flowers for bees is an easy way to give back.  Learn which fall flowers are the best

9 Fall Flowers for Bees to Help them Overwinter

The Ultimate guide to making Bees happy in Autumn!

How to grow clematis from cuttings - really simple propagation

Grow New Clematis Vines from Cuttings

How to grow clematis from cuttings {Propagation Tips} - Empress of Dirt

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