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July 7, 2011

 

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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.

July 15, 2010

 

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Stalwarts In The Garden: Hardy Hellebores

Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.

October 22, 2009

 

A branch of the shrub, Virginia Sweetspire, with a white flower.

Virginia Sweetspire

I have Iteas in both sun and shade in my Midwest garden, and it is one of the few shrubs that will flower in shade.

October 9, 2008

 

A Spanish bluebell.

Shady Ladies

On this Focus On Flowers, Moya talks about the perfect flowers for your shade garden.

May 31, 2007

 

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Tiarella: Foamflowers

Many white flowers bloom in May, but the tiarella is one of the only ones to bloom so prettily in the shade.

July 13, 2006

 

yellow desdemona in shade

Ligularia

Sometimes there are wet spots in a garden that need permanent plantings to convert a liability into an asset.

August 10, 2005

 

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Astilbe

There are many members of the genus "Astilbe" that can provide white, pink and reddish-pink blooms in shade, or sun, if they have ample moisture.

June 2, 2005

 

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Coral Bells

This hard working plant was a mainstay in our grandparents' gardens.

October 15, 2004

 

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Hyacinth Bulbs

Whether you prefer the large hyacinths that are synonymous with the Dutch, or the smaller ones beloved by the Brits, do plant some hyacinth bulbs this fall.

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