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Shade Gardening Plants


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    shade gardening
  • Shade gardens are gardens planted and grown in areas with little or no direct sunlight during the day, either under trees or on the shady sides of buildings. Shade gardening presents certain challenges, in part because only certain plants are able to grow in shady conditions.
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  • (plant) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
  • Place (a seed, bulb, or plant) in the ground so that it can grow
  • Bury (someone)
  • (plant) implant: fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
  • (plant) buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
  • Place a seed, bulb, or plant in (a place) to grow
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Best Shade Plants (Amateur Gardening Guide)
Best Shade Plants (Amateur Gardening Guide)
Gardeners-have it made in the shade! Success depends upon understanding how the shade is produced, selecting plants wisely, feeding and water them properly, and knowing which pests and diseases thrive in the cool and dark. You'll get this information, and a wide selection of representative shade plants, from bulbs and rock plants to climbers and annuals. Each entry features a color photo and description; facts on the plant's shade tolerance, soil needs, hardiness, size; planting, propagation instructions; recommended varieties; and more.

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Bright color in the shade garden
Bright color in the shade garden
It seems strange, but in this dreadful drought and heat-stressing time the shade garden is doing far better than the seemingly better-adapted plants. Much of the garden looks pretty pathetic, but the shade garden continues to thrive.
Looking past the rose garden into the shade garden
Looking past the rose garden into the shade garden
Under the tree canopy the shade plants flourish: impatiens, caladiums, columbine, persicaria, azaleas and ivy.

shade gardening plants
shade gardening plants
Success with Shade-Loving Plants (Success with Gardening)
Celebrate the low-light areas of the garden; the trick is knowing which plants to choose, and then placing them properly for best success. Written by a renowned horticulturist and former gardener at London’s Buckingham Palace, this field guide continues the well-received Success with gardening series, and covers selecting, buying, and placing shade-tolerant plants. There are also complete instructions for pruning, feeding, managing diseases and pests, and other essential maintenance. And with an exhaustive plant directory, ideas for designing gardens to fit new or existing landscapes, tips for managing weeds and fungi, gardening successfully in damp or dry soil, as well as handling mixed-light gardening situations, this is surely an essential reference.

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