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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


I'm looking for shade trees that can withstand full sun to partial shade.

I'm looking for shade trees that can withstand full sun to partial shade.
You've got a few options for your zone!

Any suggestions for decorative plants around my mostly shaded front door?

Any suggestions for decorative plants around my mostly shaded front door?
I can think of a few great options!

What can I plant in an area that only gets about one hour of sun each day?

What can I plant in an area that only gets about one hour of sun each day?
That's a little bit tricky!

What plants or shrubs would do well in shade in my area?

What plants or shrubs would do well in shade in my area?
In zone 9 and 10, you have many options!

Are there any plants that do well in the shade?

Are there any plants that do well in the shade?
It really depends on how much shade.

Could you recommend deer resistant plants?

Could you recommend deer resistant plants?
Deer really know how to ruin a nice garden, don’t they!

Looking for plant recommendations for shade.

Looking for plant recommendations for shade.
We have a few options for your zone 10 garden.

What plants would do well in shade?

What plants would do well in shade?
In your zone, you have some wonderful plants to choose from!

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