A Spot of Shade A Spot of Shade Plan

This charming yellow and blue garden peaks in midspring when several of the plants are blooming and their foliage is fresh and new. Go ahead and let these lovely plants drape over the edges of your stone pathway or stairsteps to soften the look.

Featured plants include large yellow lady's slipper, columbine, corydalis, Northern maidenhair fern and other shade-loving perennials.

Part Shade

What You Get

The Spot of Shade plan is a four-page, 519KB pdf file. It includes the full-color garden scape shown above, an overhead plan, a plant list with heat- and cold-tolerance zones, tips on caring for the plants, and planting blueprint plan. There's even a shopping list you can take to the nursery.

A Spot of Shade
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