Small Garden Ideas For Shady Areas. Create layers to keep your garden interesting. The stepping stones are poured concrete.
One of the small yard ideas you can implement is to plant some tough, vining groundcovers and let them sprawl over the area. Try laying gravel with stepping stones and pots of lush, shade-tolerant plants, too. Begonia, coleus, lamium, and creeping charlie at Flower Patch Farmhouse.
Use old guttering to create a tiered herb garden.
Elephant ears, coleus, diascia, and sweet potato vine at Nourish and Nestle.
Try laying gravel with stepping stones and pots of lush, shade-tolerant plants, too. A seating area or table and chairs. The turf is artificial, as is the the green vine material in the fence panels.
With thoughtful planning and some clever ideas, you can transform your tiny plot into a beautiful garden that makes the most of what space you have. This made-for-shade container garden makes its home in an elevated planter, which gives the creeping Jenny plenty of space to spill out and dangle. 'Celebration' and 'Florida Sweetheart' caladiums add vibrant color, and white wishbone flower is a lovely filler plant. Brighten a shaded, narrow space with a Japanese theme. Mix edibles among your flowerbeds to emulate the traditional potager cottage garden ideas of the past, where flowers, vegetables, herbs and fruit were planted wherever they fitted. Although the foliage is brightest in full sun, the needles are an attractive light green—even in deep shade.