Category: Shade Loving Plants

Clinical Depression – The Darkest Shade of Blue

by fra-NCIS As I lay down, I feel the cold breath of despair wash heavily over me. Sleep invites me towards it–a welcome escape from the noisy crowd in my head and the heavy weight pressing down on my chest and stomach. My body involuntarily curls up, taking on the characteristics of an unborn child, […]

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SHADE LOVING PLANTS

SHADE LOVING PLANTS Glam up the shady sites of your garden with subtle colours and soft lighting. These two characteristics bring out feelings of serenity as well as solitude in the garden. Let’s explore the many plant possibilities that you can combine in your shady backyard. 1. Hosta ‘Buckshaw Blue’ – This is one of […]

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Rockapulco Double Impatiens From Proven Winners! Shade Loving Plants

twitter- @tropicalplantjc instagram- tropicalplantparty Snapchat- tropplantparty Spotlighting the Rockapulco double impatiens from proven winners! These impatiens are a superb annual (perennial zones 10+) that have elegant and proliferous blooms all warm season long! I like to use these heavy flowered annuals in areas of shade that need something vibrant to draw the eye to those […]

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Does Your Playground Need a Shade Area?

by joysaphine Children love to spend most of their time out there in the playground. May it be a summer afternoon or a freezing winter evening the kids cannot be stopped to hang around their favorite place. This is what brings into light the importance of shaded areas in the playground. It should be noted […]

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Growing Food in Partial Shade

We’ll never grow a two pound heirloom tomato or a 200 pound giant pumpkin in our garden. The houses, garages, fences, and trees that surround the garden won’t allow it. Though we’re fortunate to have a few small areas that get 6 or 7 hours of direct sun this time of year, much of the […]

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Hardy Shade Tolerant Plants Indoors – Low Light Indoor Varieties – Their Beauty

Dieffenbachias grow well in shade i love growing plants indoors, and have a large collection of house. It is also beautiful placed in a pot with other succulent varieties. Low light houseplants plants that don’t require house beautiful. With its low light and water needs, compact, structural shape, the hardy. These are easy to grow […]

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Love to Have Custom Made Roman Shades, But Far to Expensive?

by WanderingtheWorld (www.ChrisFord.com) Well I have an easy solution “Make them yourself”. What’s that  no way I can’t even sew a button on a shirt let alone something so complicated. No problem with my solution anyone can make great looking “Dress roman shades”. All without sewing a stitch and having any expensive tools. Dress roman […]

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Latest Shade Loving Plants News

Highway 215 Image by Joe Plocki (turbojoe) Slightly underexposed, to get that shade of blue I love, and to bring out the colors in the trees a little more.

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Environmentalists Love Bamboo Window Shades in Quality Furnishing Preparation

by Threthny Bring a spot of nature into your interior with bamboo shades. Not only are they wholly ecological, and very reasonably priced, they do no damage to the natural environment because bamboo trees grow very rapidly. An average tree will grow four feet in just 30 days. An average bamboo shade will run you […]

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Shade Garden Plants | Trisha Shirey & Barbara Wise | Central Texas Gardener

Ah, we love our shade trees! But what can we plant for foliage and flowers? At Lake Austin Spa, Trisha Shirey and Barbara Wise show off textures and colors with understory shrubs, perennials, bulbs and groundcovers. Also, get their tips seasonal companion planting. Video Rating: / 5

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