Experts and BHG readers answer.
planting near maple tree
Thanks for writing. If it's shady most of the day and you get filtered sun late in the day, your best bet would be to plant shade-loving varieties such as fothergilla, red-twig dogwood, winterberry, and some viburnums. Check out our Plant Encyclopedia to search for more for your yard! http://www.bhg.com/gardening/plant-dictionary/