How to plant up a dry shady border

In this video clip, Monty Don plants up a dry shady spot under a tree with white-flowered perennials, and gives advice on caring for them.

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In this practical video, Monty Don brightens up a dry shady spot under a tree with a selection of pretty white-flowering perennials. He gives detailed planting advice, including type of soil, spacing and aftercare, so you can copy his planting scheme of shade-loving ivy-leaved cyclamen (Cyclamen hederifolium f. albiflorum), a delicate hardy geranium (Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘St Ola’) and native sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum).

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