Flowers for Shade

Aug 05, 2019

While it is easy to find showy blooms for our sunny garden spots, finding color for our shadier garden spots can feel limiting. There are many great foliage plants for Read more >

Plants for screening

Jul 09, 2019

One of the most common landscaping issues is screening. Many backyards lack privacy from neighbors which can make a space feel less like your own. Some yards also have unsightly Read more >


May 10, 2019

No shade garden is complete without the addition of ferns. Ferns are versatile plants that thrive in woodland conditions. Perennial ferns are easy to grow and widely cultivated, with dozens Read more >

Trees for small spaces

Mar 08, 2019

Ornamental trees add a vertical element to a garden that can provide both interest to a space and a little bit of shade. While many larger trees can overwhelm a Read more >

Plants for winter interest

Jan 15, 2019

With many plants going dormant, lots of gardens lack interest in the winter. Good garden designs will have a balance of evergreen and deciduous plants, providing some green year-round and Read more >