Posts tagged shade

October 31, 2013

 

monkshood

Is Danger Lurking In Your Yard? Wolfsbane And Monkshood

The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.

October 17, 2013

 

shade

Cool Shade

Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!

June 6, 2013

 

woodland poppy

Love Of The Woodland Poppy

Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.

May 16, 2013

 

living groundcover

Living Covers Stifle Weeds And Tie Plants Together Visually

Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.

January 3, 2013

 

sumac

Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

November 29, 2012

 

common witch hazel

Autumn-Blooming Witch Hazel

Witch hazel bark has traditionally been used by steeping it in water to make an astringent, which Native Americans used to treat a variety of ills.

November 22, 2012

 

lindera

Spicebush Provides A Refined Softness To A Shady Landscape

Lindera benzoin, commonly known as spicebush, is a native multi-stemmed, understory shrub that can grow as wide as it is tall.

March 8, 2012

 

crocus

Earliest Spring Crocus

The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...

July 7, 2011

 

japenese kerria

Japanese Kerria Has Multi-Season Appeal

If you need color in your shady woodland garden consider planting Japanese kerria, either as an accent or as a massed shrub border.

December 23, 2010

 

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Enclosures Can Create A Feeling Of Refuge

Pergolas provide not only walls, but also ceilings, with the possibility of plants growing between the series of horizontal beams, to create shade.

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