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Shady Gardens Discussion Forum

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Gardening in the shadows of trees and structures comes with its own challenges and rewards. Here you can discuss ways to successfully garden in the shade. Our Hosta forum may be of interest, too.

For further reading, check out these shade garden books in the Garden Bookworm.

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  Anemone Sylvestris alexh 5 Mar 17, 2007 12:49 PM
  Spigelia Marilandia will have the best chance where? DebinSC 4 Mar 15, 2007 9:57 PM
Thumbnail of Ideas for privacy screen Ideas for privacy screen CuriousNancy 7 Mar 11, 2007 10:24 PM
  iris cristata in a shade garden enya_34 18 Mar 8, 2007 5:52 PM
  Big shade garden gone to pot. Illoquin 33 Mar 7, 2007 9:28 PM
  starting caladiums '& pictures - x post alyrics 5 Feb 23, 2007 4:35 PM
  Mutant Toads henryr10 22 Feb 21, 2007 12:08 PM
  Need Ideas for Shade plants and terracing kidncatsndogs 5 Feb 18, 2007 7:54 AM
Thumbnail of spring summer color for dry shade spring summer color for dry shade DebinSC 9 Feb 9, 2007 7:05 AM
  Need help with plant choices for hot shade wgnkiwi 9 Feb 8, 2007 1:20 PM
  who nibbles at my epimediums enya_34 5 Jan 2, 2007 7:59 AM
Thumbnail of Planning Round 2 Planning Round 2 megalli 1 Jan 1, 2007 2:32 PM
  planting bare rood hepatica DebinSC 0 Dec 31, 2006 2:14 PM
Thumbnail of my leopard spot plant my leopard spot plant capt_insano 14 Dec 30, 2006 6:33 PM
Thumbnail of Very durable plant for shady yard areas and dogs Very durable plant for shady yard areas and dogs palmbob 14 Nov 27, 2006 11:52 AM
  Can you help me figure out what this groundcover is? pegzhere 29 Nov 26, 2006 1:45 PM
  here's what I have - do they go together? carrielamont 17 Oct 28, 2006 9:33 PM
  Plants from Wal Mart??? pegzhere 37 Oct 28, 2006 9:23 PM
  White garden in the shade hilburng 40 Oct 26, 2006 5:47 PM
  Petasites Giganteus - can these grow in water? Sue_WA 35 Oct 17, 2006 8:21 PM
  groundcover for between flagstones in sand, moderate shade autrac 9 Sep 17, 2006 9:15 AM
  Do hyacinths have a place in a shade garden? pegzhere 5 Sep 10, 2006 8:33 PM
  mysterious sweet woodruff killer firstyard 10 Sep 7, 2006 7:57 PM
Thumbnail of updated pic of my shade bed updated pic of my shade bed capt_insano 7 Sep 7, 2006 7:50 PM
Thumbnail of Are your astilbes blooming? Are your astilbes blooming? doss 86 Aug 30, 2006 2:25 PM
Thumbnail of Help me design my brand new Mostly Shade back yard! Help me design my brand new Mostly Shade back yard! mininissandog 14 Aug 28, 2006 10:03 PM
  Wanted: help with moss in a rock garden baberbie 15 Aug 27, 2006 6:29 AM
  advice please! LadyCleo 2 Aug 26, 2006 10:13 PM
Thumbnail of which fern? which fern? Drewski 1 Aug 17, 2006 1:19 AM
  Glossy Abelia made in the shade or dead?? sticks_n_stones 2 Aug 11, 2006 7:48 PM
  Help! My shade garden is no longer shady! firstyard 9 Aug 9, 2006 9:48 PM
  Tall Shrubs for Shade? DanceyTx 21 Aug 9, 2006 4:10 PM
Thumbnail of New Shade Garden - Any Ideas? New Shade Garden - Any Ideas? dovebydesign 18 Aug 8, 2006 3:26 AM
  Thought I had the Blues victorgardener 7 Aug 7, 2006 5:42 AM
  short ferns for groundcover -input needed fernwood 6 Aug 1, 2006 5:35 PM
  Polemonium Losing Variegation kiwigal 9 Jul 13, 2006 8:19 PM
  just wanted to share with my fellow plant geeks LadyCleo 4 Jul 8, 2006 7:11 PM
  How do you plant hardy cyclamen? pegzhere 7 Jul 5, 2006 7:03 PM
  Combining dry shade plants with moist shade plants zone5girl 7 Jul 4, 2006 9:17 AM
Thumbnail of variegated cast iron variegated cast iron rylaff 5 Jul 4, 2006 8:14 AM
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