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 […]

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 Gardening Plants – Zone 4

Shade plants for Zone 4 Gardening Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 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.   American Maidenhair Fern Adiantum pedatum Item #8362 Native Plant   NEW PLANT   Aphrodite Plantain Lily Hosta plantaginea ‘Aphrodite’ […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 5

Shade plants for Zone 5 gardening 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.     Alaskan Fern    Polystichum setiferum Item #3649 Shade Loving   American Maidenhair Fern   Adiantum pedatum  Item #8362 Native Plant   NEW PLANT Aphrodite Plantain Lily Hosta […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 6

Shade plants for zone 6 gardening Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 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.     Alaskan Fern  Polystichum setiferum Item #3649 Shade Loving American Maidenhair Fern  Adiantum pedatum Item #8362 Native Plant NEW PLANT […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 7

Shade Gardening for Zone 7 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade   Images sourced by Monrovia. Find more shade plants by selecting Monrovia banner. Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 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.     […]

Shade Gardening Plants – Zone 8

Shade Gardening for Zone 8 Plants – Partial Shade & Full Shade   Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 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.   Alaskan Fern  Polystichum setiferum Item #3649 Shade Loving American Maidenhair Fern  Adiantum pedatum Item […]

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 […]