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Container Gardening in the Shade

How to Create a Successful Shade Garden

Perhaps when you were landscaping your yard you wanted to create a lot of shade to offset hot summer days. Now that your trees are mature and providing that much-needed shade, you might not know what your options are for planting flowers or a vegetable garden in the shade. Is container gardening in the shade an option for vegetables? Can a flower garden grow in the shade? The answer to both of these questions is yes. A container garden, whether planted with flowers or vegetables, can be successful in the shade if you take some time to learn what to plant and what containers to use. (more…)

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