Shade and Woodland Gardens
Here's a thread just for lovers of gardening in the shade. Bring your questions here.....Ahhh, how peaceful it is in the shade! I am fascinated by shade and woodland plants! I have packed quite a few plants into my small shade garden. I have several hostas and ferns, two hardy… More
... mint low lying cat mint lamium white coneflowers astilbe obediant plant sneeze weed anemone turtlehead cheloene Has anyone had… More
Help with Something for Part Sun Bed.
...se goes to sleep for with winter. I have peonies, astilbe, bleeding hearts, hostas, coleus, etc. But I want something evergreen that… More
Astilbe didn't do much this year
I didn't get plumes or even many leaves. I don't know what happened. Could the perennial geraniums groeing near them have zapped all the life out of them? They were so pretty last year. I have pink and white ones. Or had them. Thanks in advance. More
plants in my shade garden are a pink and red Astilbe and a pink Bleeding Heart. I have never grown Astilbe before. The Bleeding Heart I have tried but don't think it was in the right place. So I lost it. Somehow I think this new shady bed will be… More
How do you collect the seeds from these??
...s, or if they even make seeds-- sedum Autumn Joy, astilbe, and asters. On the sedums, each bud seems to have a few petal type things -- are those the seeds?? And with astilbe, there are obviously… More
Are they dying back for the winter?
Do Astilbe, Bleeding Hearts, and ferns die back in the winter? I grew these in pots from bareroots during the summer and planted them in September. Everything was going fine and now they are looking bad. I just assume they are dying back for the winter but I want to… More
Combining heuchera and astilbe
I have a partial shade border - mostly AM sun, PM shade - I have been very unhappy with it and had an epiphany as a makeover - trying to break my habit of one thing here, another thing there - my beds tend to have no theme, but I… More