Kelly Clark is a certified Master Gardener living in Wisconsin (Hardiness Zone 5). She has been gardening since she was 10 and her expertise is mostly in shade gardens, although she enjoys all aspects of gardening â€“ Even weeding!
April 17, 2013
Â· Garden Writer Â· 4 Comments
Tags: coral bells, hostas, Hydrangea, Rain Garden, Run-off Gardens, shade Â· Posted in: Gardening in Fall, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials
Itâ€™s no surprise that Hostas are one of the most popular perennials for shady gardens; they thrive in most hardiness zones, add unique texture to the garden and provide a dramatic accent to some of your favorite blooms. There are many different varieties of Hostas, also known as Plantain Lilies, ranging from the classic green to stunning blue that will become dependable, hardy cornerstones in your garden.
We are pleased to announce a series of guest garden bloggers throughout the year. This week we are excited to feature Charlie Nardozzi, a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality. In this week’s blog, he shares his experiences and expertise on shade gardening. Stay tuned throughout the gardening season for more guest bloggers from the gardening world.
January 5, 2012
Â· Charlie Nardozzi Â· 3 Comments
Tags: astilbes, bleeding hearts, coral bells, dicentra, heuchera, hosta, lungwort, pulmonaria, shade Â· Posted in: Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos, Perennials
Partial Shade Mix There are a number of factors that go into a successful wildflower planting. A couple of important factors that surface quite often when talking with customers are soil composition and sunlight conditions. In a perfect world weâ€™d all get 6 hours of sun and have well balanced soil with perfect amounts of [...]