Ideas for shady courtyard gardens

Ideas for shady courtyard gardens

Struggling with a gloomy courtyard garden? Be inspired by our planting and design ideas.

Courtyards have specific growing conditions that might seem daunting at first. Surrounded by walls, they’re typically shady and dry. As well as growing plants that suit the growing conditions, you can employ techniques that bring light to the courtyard and even create the feeling of a larger space.

...you can employ techniques that bring light to the courtyard and even create the feeling of a larger space.

Be inspired by our tips for gardening in shady courtyards, below.

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