Growing Aucuba – Plant information

Evergreen shrubs, 5-6 ft. high, with large, glossy, laurel-like green or variegated leaves, and clusters of red fruits, each of which contains a single seed. The flowers are small, not showy, and male and female flowers are borne on different plants. They grow wild in Japan, China, and the Himalayas, and belong to the Dogwood family, Cornaceae. The word Aucuba […]

Shade Flowers

When acquiring plants for a shade garden, remember that plants grow slowly in the shade, so get large plants. Plants often grow differently in the shade and some experimentation with size and blooming times are in order. The following plants grow well in deep shade. While the common Bleeding Heart will take some shade, the Fern Leaf Bleeding Heart (Dicentra […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 9

Shade Gardening for Zone 9 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 8 Zone 9 Zone 10 Zone 11 Images sourced by Monrovia. Find more shade plants by selecting Monrovia banner. New Plant Abracadabra™ Orb Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hororb’ P.P. #21,635 Item #7744 Showy Flowers New Plant Abracadabra™ Star Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Horabstra’ […]

Shading your pumpkin

Additional Pumpkin Pages How To Grow – Records – Clipart – Seeds – Poems – Phantom – Carving – Pumpkin Recipes – FAQ’s – How Big is it?   Shading your pumpkin By Jack LaRue I prefer a large, dry, well ventilated shade structure over the pumpkin. The materials needed to build one of these covers are: 3 – 10 […]

Shade Gardening

The Shaded Garden by D.A. Brown A properly planted, shaded garden possesses a charm of its own, with quiet harmonies of color that are so different in charac­ter from its sunny counterpart and at the same time it provides a cool refuge a retreat from summer’s glare. But limited sun­light is often viewed with rather mixed feelings by those endeav­oring […]

Deep Shade Plant List

Shade Gardening Articles    The Shaded Garden    Shade Flowers    Gardening in the Shade       The Shaded Garden by D.A. Brown A properly planted, shaded garden possesses a charm of its own, with quiet harmonies of color that are so different in charac­ter from its sunny counterpart and at the same time it provides a cool refuge […]

The Shaded Garden – Information on Shade Gardening

The Shaded Garden by D.A. Brown A properly planted, shaded garden possesses a charm of its own, with quiet harmonies of color that are so different in character from its sunny counterpart and at the same time it provides a cool refuge a retreat from summer’s glare. But limited sunlight is often viewed with rather mixed feelings by those endeavoring […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 10

Shade Gardening for Zone 10 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 8 Zone 9 Zone 10 Zone 11 Images sourced by Monrovia. Find more shade plants by selecting Monrovia banner. NEW PLANT Austral Gem™ Bird’s Nest Fern Asplenium x’Austral Gem’ Item #7701 Shade Loving Australian Sword Fern Nephrolepis obliterata Item #2969 Shade […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 11

Shade Gardening for Zone 11 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 8 Zone 9 Zone 10 Zone 11 Images sourced by Monrovia. Find more shade plants by selecting Monrovia banner. Austral Gem™ Bird’s Nest Fern Asplenium x’Austral Gem’ Item #7701 Shade Loving Australian Sword Fern Nephrolepis obliterata Item #2969 Shade Loving Becca™ […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 2

  Zone 2   Zone 3   Zone 4 Zone 5Zone 6Zone 7 Zone 8Zone 9Zone 10Zone 11 Images sourced by Monrovia. Find more shade plants by selecting Monrovia banner.   Apple Blossom Caladium Caladium ‘Apple Blossom’ Item #30368 Brightens the shady garden Bombshell Caladium Caladium ‘Bombshell’ PP23817 Item #30370 Brightens the garden Bunchberry Cornus canadensis Item #2764 Year-round Interest Celebration Caladium Caladium […]