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    Propagating Succulents via Needles + Leaves. Learn how to propagate succulents from leaves and cuttings.

    Propagating Succulents

    Pretty shade garden

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    Sweet Alyssum-best in smell-Known for its carpet of lightly fragrant flowers in white, rose, lavender, or purple, sweet alyssum is an easy-to-grow, low-maintenance cool-season annual. Rarely growing more than 6 inches tall and 1 foot wide, sweet alyssum is a good addition to edgings, beds, rock gardens, hanging baskets, and window boxes

    The Best Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden

    These are my favorite fairy gnome doors.  If you don’t know, gnome doors go on trees and fairy doors go on fairy houses.  These are all made by painting rocks and coating them in polyurethane to make them weatherproof.

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    5 Inspiring Ways to Create a Cottage Style Garden ~ Humpdays with Houzz - Town & Country Living

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    All You Need To Know About Growing Clematis in Your Garden!

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    Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate... Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden!

    Use Epsom Salt to Improve Your Garden Inexpensively - Perfect Gardening Tips

    Tea cup bird feeder—what a great way to upcycle an old tea cup! Notice the added feature of the spoon. :)

    Etsy Finds: 5 Favorites for Spring

    Hydrangeas, Hostas, & Other Shade-Tolerant Plants, Shrubs & Trees Round Out The Shady Corner of This Yard... (by Westover Landscape Design, Inc.)

    12 Ways to Make Better Use of Yard Corners

    While researching shade loving vines, I discovered that the bi-colored clematis vine is a shade lovers.  (The solid, especially deep purple clematis are sun lovers). So at the nursery, I purchased two clematis’ (or is it clematii?). “Barbara Jackman” a mauve and magenta flower is one and ‘Dr. Ruppel” a pink and lavender flower is the other.  Both are supposed to bloom twice – May/June and then again in September.  The second blooming usually occurs with a lot of moisture.

    Clematis – a vine for shade


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    Create Cottage Style in the Shade

    Garden Plans for Cottage Style

    garden globes, crafts, mason jars, I started applying glass flat sided marbles Dollar Tree with this adhesive but they started sliding and I got impatient so I went to hot glue Worked great and no slipping

    Garden Globes :: Hometalk

    Growing vegetables from food waste is a great lesson for kids and also makes great science experiments!!

    Earth Month Tips for Food Choices

    Solomon's Seal, (Polygonatum biflorum) native, beautiful shade plant. Attracts birds & butterflies. Maple & path gardens.

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    Shade Perennial Flowers, Helleborus, Ferns, Garden Plants, Shade Plants

    Perennials at Spring Hill Nursery

    As a horticulturist, I often find myself recommending plants to people. I feel bad when I get asked for the impossible plants; something like an evergreen that flowers all year long, is hardy in Zone 3, loves deep shade, and deer won’t eat it. There is one incredible flower that I frequently recommend, though, because [...]

    Everyone Should Plant Angelonia | Everyday Gardeners

    Three Dogs in a Garden: A Garden Over Twenty Years in the Making (Part 1) The colors, textures and placements of plants are spectacular.

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    This site is pretty awesome. It lists plants that can grow in specific conditions -- ex. alkaline soil, clay soil, dry shade, etc.

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    Perennial Astilbe is a great shade plant with rich, dense foliage and feathery, summer blooms for your shade garden. Also known as False Spirea and False Goat's Beard, Astilbe is native to Asia and North America. Astilbe plumes bloom in June-July. Colors include include pink, red, white, purple and peach. Plants grow 18" to as much as 5 feet. There is a dwarf variety that grows about 6".

    How to Grow Astilbe Perennial Flowers Growing Astilbe Plants

    A mix of perennials including several hosta, a Brunnera, a Heuchera and a Pulmonaria. threedogsinagarde...

    Three Dogs in a Garden: Joe's Garden: Part 1

    Deep Shade Plants Thrive Beneath Tree Canopies: A condition found in most gardens is deep shade. Canopy-loving plants like hosts and ferns thrive in these locations.

    Shade Garden Ideas : HGTV Gardens

    In his own backyard, Mr. Bale has created a lounge area. "Gardens should have a richness and luxuriance that draws people into them," he said.

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    Meanwhile, at the Addams Family house, Morticia has bought some new gardening material.

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    List of plants that will grow in the shade, including foxglove: peace lily, spider plants, jacob's ladder, meadowsweet, Virginia bluebell, columbine, foxglove, flax lili, English ivy, coleus, fuchsia, impatiens, bleeding heart, hosta, solomon's seal, jumpseed, Japanese anemone, leopard plant, ferns. On balcony container gardening.

    25 Plants for Shady Balconies