- Product # 044055
- Type Softcover Magazine
- Published Date 2015
- Pages 124
Got lemons? Make lemonade. Got shade? Make a fabulous garden! While most gardeners worship the sun, a shady site can offer just as many advantages to a gardener as a sunny spot. They’re just different advantages. In fact, with Gardening in the Shade, you’ll be amazed at the creative possibilities that shade offers ... how a shadowy retreat tucked into a corner can enhance your property ... and how it’s even possible to grow some edibles in light shade.
Discover the joy of gardening in sun-challenged areas. This special themed issue from Fine Gardening will guide you through all the steps, from the initial design to plant selection, for successfully making it in the shade. Learn the ins and outs of growing plants in every degree of shade including dry shade – often considered the most daunting growing condition. Here are practical solutions to all your questions – and more.
Shade lovers you can count on. We’ve polled the experts on their recommendations for the most reliable shade-loving plants and compiled a comprehensive list you’ll find helpful no matter where you live. We’ve named names, and now you’ll know the best varieties for your situation. Choose from small understory trees that thrive in shade, wonderfully versatile hostas that come in countless shapes and sizes, bright ligularias that grow in colorful clumps, and touches of velvety moss for show-stopping results.
Exciting possibilities beckon from the shade. Gardening in the Shade will help you overcome the limitations of planting in shady areas and transform neglected spots in your landscape into quiet gardens of understated elegance. Now, you’ll know how to create leafy bowers, flower beds that light up the shadows, and charming nooks that delight the eye and soothe the spirit. Get your copy and see shade gardening in a whole new light!
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