The Q&A Archives: Shade Garden Layout Plan

Question: Do you have an online resource to view shade garden plans including blooming plants that I can view prior to buying plants? Are there websites that you find helpful?

Answer: One of the best and most interactive sites I've found is Monrovia Nursery ( You'll find lots of inspiration here along with sample designs, companion plant suggestions and detailed information on over 2000 plants. You're in USDA zone 8 so choose plants hardy to zone 8. Enjoy the tour!

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