Shade Garden Plans

A shade garden plan can help utilize those shady spots in your yard. Under a tree or beside a building: These shade gardens landscaping rewards with interesting foliage and distinctive color. Shade-garden plans beautify those spots, as well as take the work and worry out your garden.

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Easy-Care Summer-Blooming Shade Garden Plan

This mix of flowering shrubs and perennials will fill your yard with color all summer long -- plus provide interest in spring, fall, and winter.
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Bold and Bright Foundation Garden Plan

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

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

This easy plan can make your garden design look like a pro's. Now, anyone can enjoy a perennial shade garden with our selection of foolproof plants.
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Garden Plans for Shady Spots

Add beautiful color to shady spots in your yard with these garden plans.
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Bold Woodland Garden Plan

Add a bright dose of color to a spot under a canopy of tree leaves.
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More Shade Garden Plans

No-Fuss Shade Garden Plan

Featuring easy-growing perennial flowers such as hosta, bleeding heart, and hellebore, this garden plan is the perfect way to add color to a shaded spot in your yard.
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Small-Space Shade Garden Plan

Fill an area beneath a shade tree with this charming garden. Reliable shade plants like astilbe, hostas, and crocus fill this gorgeous garden bed.
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