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A pretty flowering shade plant! Just what I need!

partial to full shade flowering plant: Helleborus × hybridus ‘Onyx Odyssey’

Coleus - Vartiety Picture Perfect Rose. An annual that prefers full shade or partial. Height: 36" Spread: 36-48"

Shade plants

Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely (AND IT'S PURPLE!) great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!

Small Plant Grown From Lemon Seeds. 1. Soak lemons seeds overnight 2. Gently remove outer layer of seeds 3. Put back into water as you prepare soil. 4. Plant lemon seeds in a circle pattern. 5. Place small pebbles on top of seeds 6. Water occasionally and watch it grow.

smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. the blooms are very airy, thus the name "smoke" bush. also changes colors with the seasons

wikiHow to Create Tree Flower Beds -- via wikiHow.com

Shade plant bed- "Midnight" lobelia, "Silver Mound" artemesia, heuchera, purple sweet potato vine, "Mona Lavender" plectranthus, hakone forest grass, Japanese maple

Lush Planter thriving in FULL shade.

Great tip! Before gardening/yard work, drag your nails across a bar of soap, claw-like. The soapy buildup will protect the area under the nail bed from a soily invasion. Once you are done mucking about in the dirt you’ll find that washing up is a breeze!

I so need to try this. When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season." ...but you don't have to leave the polymer in the diaper. -MJ

Pruning tomato plants: how & when to do it- Pruning tomato plants can maximize the number, size, & flavor of your tomatoes. Warm up your pinching fingers & your garden clippers & find out how a little trim can mean bigger, tastier fruit.

Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. | 30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

Aquilegias are easy to grow, seeding themselves everywhere and come back year after year

Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden! I adore this (and the garden itself!)