Shady Pathway Garden Plan
Shady Pathway

Letting a shade garden spill over onto a path can make you feel like you're wandering through the woods, even if you are only walking from the garage to the back door. By choosing a variety of plants, especially those with interesting foliage, you can ensure year-long beauty.

The Shady Pathway Garden Plan features monkshood, ferns, hellebores, oakleaf hydrangea and more great shrubs and perennials that thrive in part shade.

This Shady Pathway Garden Plan was originally published in Garden Gate magazine No. 25.

The Shady Pathway Garden Plan is a thirteen-page, 1.5MB pdf file. It includes:
  • The gardenscape painting shown above
  • Overhead plan view
  • Tips on taking care of your new garden
  • Detailed plant list with cold- and heat-tolerance zones
  • Planting plan blueprint
  • Shopping list to take to the nursery
  • PLUS, a 2-page article, "Preparing Great Garden Beds"
  • PLUS, How-to tip sheet for each of the 15 plants in this plan.

Shady Pathway
Garden Plan


USDA zones 4-8
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