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Overhead shade

pergola inspiration.

The shade garden.

Shade

shade garden

Shade Garden

Small but pretty pergola.

Portland Oregon Garden Tour | Shade Garden

Hosta 'Dorothy Benedict'--one of the top streaked breeding hostas, and a gorgeous one at that!

Shade perennials: Bigroot Geranium - One of the toughest plants that grow in the shade garden, doesn't mind heat or drought. This shade plant puts on a spring show with pink or white flowers; some varieties also offer outstanding fall coloration in their woodsy-scented foliage. Bigroot geranium is hardy in Zones 4-8 and grows 2 feet tall.

gorgeous urn

Anemone blanda 'Blue Shades'

This demonstrates what it means "to be in accordance with nature." Let sun-loving plants provide shade for those that require shade, and both will flourish.

Blue veronica with ferns. Gorgeous for the shade garden!

Veggies to grow in the shade at http://empressofdirt.net/shade-vegetables Lots of options including broccoli, spinach, kale, carrots, and more!

ShadeScaping / Stone path to woodland area - This picture shows a homeowner's rock pathway filled with shade loving ferns and smaller perennials.

My shade garden... Flowering shade perennials, come back year after year, and are maintenance free!!

Shade combo.

Foxgloves ~ such gorgeous flowers, and Love this shade of violet...

Pergola with fragrance.

How to make a water feature from a garden pot