The denser the "plant carpet," the better suppression of weeds it will provide.
It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
If you have shady areas in your garden you may like to try growing a shrub that is known as Japanese Kerria, a deciduous shrub for all seasons.
In the dog days of summer, walking through the garden is certainly preferable to working in it.
Learn about the importance of form and shape in landscape design on this Focus on Flowers.