North-facing walls can be some of the trickiest areas to plant – the combination of dry soil and shade make it a difficult place for many plants to grow.
However, with the right choices, you can transform a north-facing wall or fence into valuable part of the garden. Before you plant, be sure to prepare the ground carefully - read our five tips for planting in shade.
If you also need inspiration for a north-facing border, check out our recommended plants for a north-facing border.
Discover five plants for a north-facing wall, below.