Garden design

Create a knockout yard with these simple strategies.- lovely layers of shade plants & simple path. Plant in shady areas. Perfect for my shady area where the hammack is. Make the pathway to the hammack :) and then ground cover flowers for color :)

Do this to extend beyond edging where plants have overgrown the edge.  Maybe around patio too?

Put down a weed barrier (cardboard, newspaper or weed blocking material) under rocks. (I LOVE the rock boarder. Every made a rock "puzzle"?

Garden Bliss...

Shade garden, photo by Kate McMillan, taken in Darcy Daniels' garden, Portland Oregon Garden Tour

Stone path to woodland area shade garden - May 2006 by pawightm (Patricia), via Flickr

ShadeScaping / Stone path to woodland area - This picture shows a homeowner's rock pathway filled with shade loving ferns and smaller perennials.Love the idea of adding a path to our shade garden it adds so much more interest.

Really like the pavers in grass and garden

Shade garden

Three easy ways to highlight your shade garden. Pavers continue through grass & mulch to create cohesion. - I need more stones in garden!

Oh, how I love ferns! Next summer, they will be all around my yard.  :-)

hosta, boxwood, fern in a green foliage border surrounding a pebble walkway.

Three Dogs in a Garden: Joes Garden: Part A mix of perennials including several hosta, a Brunnera, a Heuchera and a Pulmonaria.

YES!, copy and paste this into my backyard. Literally, this is exactly what I want against my fence line.

Curved planting beds, full of low growing perennials frame the space but do not obscure the view.