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8 Perfect Plants for a Shady Porch

8 Perfect Plants for a Shady Porch

If your porch is shady all day long, that doesn’t mean you can’t still grow beautiful plants. Growing plants on a shady porch is all about selecting the right plants.
Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

Proper azalea shrub care can ensure vibrant blooms and healthy shrubs all season long. Get tips on azalea planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning and more.
Vegetables that Grow in Shade

Vegetables that Grow in Shade

Learn what herbs and vegetables can handle some shade and still produce a worthy harvest.
Best Varieties of Hosta for Shade

Best Varieties of Hosta for Shade

Hostas are among the most popular shade-tolerant perennial plants; known for their easy care and lovely variegated foliage. Learn about six hosta varieties you can rely on to add color and interest to your shady spaces.
16 Flowers for Shade

16 Flowers for Shade

Discover how you can infuse color into every corner of your garden with flowers for shade. These low-light tolerant plants can manage with six or more hours of shade each day.
How to Plant a Fragrant Shade Garden

How to Plant a Fragrant Shade Garden

Imagine a cool corner of the forest, green leaves above, soft earth below, a carpet of flowers, the air heavy with floral perfume. Actually, don't imagine it--build it yourself! In this article, we'll show you how to grow a heavenly-scented shade garden.
10 Perennial Shade Plants with Fabulous Foliage

10 Perennial Shade Plants with Fabulous Foliage

Foliage shapes, textures and colors can transform shady spaces just as much as flowers. Read on to learn about 10 perennial shade-loving plants with great-looking leaves.
Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Whether you're starting a plant from seed or transplanting from a garden center purchase, you need to understand what light conditions your new plant requires and where in your garden to find it. This article introduces the terms "full sun," "part sun," and "full shade" and explains how to measure for each.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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