Perfect under an oak tree

shade ideas for yards | The color scheme flows into the front yard too. Since the house sits ...

shade gardens

SHADE PLANTS 1."Rosebud" azalea 2."Aureomarginata" Hosta 3.River Birch 4. Chinese Ginger 5. "Eternal Flame" Hosta 6. Epimedium 7. "Cinnamon Sticks" Hosta 8. "Little Honey" Hydrangea 9. "Choo Choo Train" Hosta 10. Erythrocladium Striped Maple 11. Sundowner Phormium 12. Yellow Wave Phormium 13. "Blue Shadow" Hosta

Container Gardens for shade

The Path Less Traveled: Impatiens, hosta, caladium, bleeding heart, mulched path = happy!

Create a knockout yard with these simple strategies.- lovely layers of shade plants & simple path

Lovely shaded area of the yard - really like the idea of incorporating pots in borders

Hostas are a topnotch groundcover for shady areas. Plant them on a tough-to-mow hillside to create a lovely, carefree garden bed. If you have a steep slope that water runs down so quickly the soil can't absorb moisture, try breaking up the hill with rocks or other barriers. It will slow the flow of water.

Shade Gardens

How to Grow Astilbe - Perfect for Shade Gardens - via The Gardening Cook

the rocks serve as a "rug" and clearly define the seating space from the landscape. love, love this idea I do have a very large pine tree in my back yard this could work

Liriope for shade gardens

shade plants

Hostas---two of the varieties I planted

PERENNIALS 'Solar Eclipse' Foamy Bells

This homeowner has mixed different colored heuchera and hostas in a way that I haven t quite seen before. Though there isn't that much in flower, it is still colorful.

dry shade garden under evergreens

Nice way to landscape around your trees

I love backyards that are various shades of green