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.
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.
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.