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As someone who gardens primarily in shade, I’ve learned over the years to appreciate the value of plants with interesting foliage even more than those with pretty blossoms. Flowers are temporary in shade, but fantastic foliage lasts all season. I’ve chosen ten plants here that are grown more for their leaves than their flowers, even
Have you spotted Bambi and her mom strolling through your garden in the early morning hours lately? Encourage them to keep right on walking by filling your garden with plants they don’t like to eat. Here are ten perennials and shrubs you’ll love, but deer won’t.
As with most things in life, gardening is more fun when you are faced with fewer challenges like clay soil, hungry deer or full shade—that is, until you know how to meet and defeat those challenges. It takes some practice, but in time, you will learn which kinds of plants you can grow without any
Common Name(s): Alumroot, Coral Bells Description: With its colorful foliage, Heuchera is the perfect perennial to brighten up any garden throughout the entire growing season. Heuchera forms attractive basal mounds with heart-shaped, rounded, or triangular leaves which can be smooth wavy, or ruffled. The leaf coloration varies by cultivar, but mainly includes various hues of
Common Name(s): Hosta, Plantain lily, Funkia Description: With its ease of growth, variety of plant shapes and sizes available, and diversity of leaf colorations, Hosta is one of the most desirable perennials for gardens with partial to full shade. In the landscape, the foliage can provide a bold presence while softening the appearance of well