Sunny Yard landscape ideas that create shade?

we have a large yard ( the size of a softball field) that is bare;only approx 1/4 was sodded at purchase. We get the extreme heat of the evening ( we live in Atlanta) and I need advice on trees and plants that can provide shade; yet survive the heat?

Submitted by hwhowardcpc

You can use the advanced search option in our plant encyclopedia to search for trees, shrubs, and perennials that tolerate full sun in your Hardiness Zone.

Answered by DSchrock