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Vegetables You Can Grow in The Shade

Informative infographic: Vegetables You Can Grow in the Shade // Basically, a good rule to remember is that if you grow a plant for the fruit or the root, it needs full sun. If you grow it for the leaves, stems, or buds, a little shade will be just fine.

Black Mondo Grass - Ophiopogon Planiscapus Nigrescens is unique since it is one of the few black leaved ornamental grasses in the world. Black Mondo Grass is stunning when planted in mass or as an accent plant in the flower garden. Black Mondo Grass is a slow spreader and will eventually form a beautiful glossy black mat.

Coleus - Variety called Watermelon. An annual that likes full sun. However, by experience, in some locations it can only tolerate partial sun. Height: 24" Spread: 20"

Does Your Vegetable Need Sun or Shade

Not all vegetables are created equal. Some can take less sunlight than others. See more:

How to grow and care for lemon balm. Note to self: partial shade, perennial, needs to be cut back a few times each year, do not let it flower or it will take over the garden.

Vegetables You Can Grow in The Shade

Worried that you can't have a vegetable garden because your yard has too much shade? Here are 10 edibles that you can grow in the shade!