Landscaping Where the Sun Don’t Shine — The Shade

Our last post featured plants that thrive in the sunlight. We wanted to provide the Yin to that article's Yang by taking a look at some plants that need sunlight to survive, but prefer the shade. Incorporating plants that do well in the sunlight as well as plants that do well in the shade almost guarantees that your landscaping design will have a diverse look and it will be successful. We … [Read more...]

Plants That Love Sunlight Almost As Much As You Do

The sunlight is finally making a lasting appearance in Northern Kentucky! It brings me so much joy to write the above sentence as warmer temperatures sweep across the Ohio River Valley. As the warm sunlight makes its triumphant return an important issue comes to light (no pun intended). Obviously, certain plants thrive in the sunlight. Their very existence depends on the amount of sun they … [Read more...]