Shade Garden Plans

Shady spots in your yard, such as under a tree or beside a building, can be every bit as beautiful as brighter areas of your landscape. The key is choosing plants that thrive in low-light conditions. These shade garden plans feature annuals, perennials, shrubs, and small trees that offer lush foliage, distinctive color, and even flowers without needing full sun.

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Shady Side Yard Garden Plan

This elegant garden plan creates lots of color and texture in a shaded side yard or patio.

Bold and Bright Foundation Garden Plan

Layer plants in a small space to transform a narrow foundation planting into a work of art.

Shady Foliage Garden Plan

This informal garden bed highlights shade plants with large, colorful leaves, plus a small section of annual impatiens.

Garden Plans for Shady Spots

Add beautiful color to shady spots in your yard with these garden plans.

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