Entries Tagged as 'Shade'

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Plants in the Container – Thrillers, Fillers and Spillers

One of Polly’s Pots You have the containers that you want to fill with plants and those containers have one or more holes in the bottom. You have covered the hole or holes with something that will keep the soil in but will let excess water trickle out and you have filled the container with […]

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Shade Loving Plants

Shade Garden by edgeplot TheGardenLady received this question from Susan. Outside our office in south Florida we have a planter that is entirely in the shade of an overhang. We have placed plants there and all have died. Can you suggest some plants that would survive and add beauty to building. Before you plant anything […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

More Questions About Knockout Roses

TheGardenLady recevied these additional questions about Knockout roses. I just heard about the knockout rose and think it will be perfect for my side patio. Two questions: The above picture? are those purple or pink? How does the Knockout do in partial shade? There is no purple Knockout rose. They have single and double pink, […]

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Shade Loving Plants

TheGardenLady received this question from Kevin. I have a very small front area, very small, 2′x25′ with very little sun. I was thinking about some kind of ornamental grass for height and some other colorful flowers.  Any ideas? In order to give you a more precise answer, TheGardenLady would need to know your temperature zone […]