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    Impatiens (Accent Pink and Pink Swirl), Dichondra 'Silver Falls'

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    great plants for all kinds of shade! // Great Gardens & Ideas //

    perfect shade container...coleus, impatiens and ivy.

    Blue explosion!

    Drip irrigation- A pinner wrote: I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

    What is this plant???

    I am totally buying this self watering windowbox for next season! I can finally have real flowers again:)

    shade garden...hosta and impatiens

    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 [...]


    pink pampas grass - I have never seen this before - it is really pretty.

    How to create a flower garden border with charming curves and plenty of color.

    Fill Your Deck with Plants - Soften your space with beautiful blooms and lush greenery from container gardens. It's easy to tuck a few containers here and there. Here's a hint: You may not be limited to growing annuals. Perennials and shrubs survive outdoors in containers if the container is large enough, which may be 4- to 5-feet wide in northern climates.

    Bleeding Heart is a lovely perennial shade plant. I had to transfer mine from full sun (where our house's previous owner planted it) to shade. In the sun, it withered away by mid-summer. Plant them in the shade!

    Purple Petunias, Dusty Miller, and Silver Falls Dichondra in a stunning display.

    all white flowers...geraniums, impatiens, bacopa, varigated ivy...very elegant for a small half round window

    Self Watering Windowbox - this might work for me since I'm far from having a green thumb...

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