White dusky cranesbill flowers

Monty’s favourite plants for shade

Discover Monty's favourite shade-lovers at Longmeadow.

Shady beds and borders provide the perfect opportunity to grow plants that enjoy a bit less sunlight.

If you have shade in the garden that is created by trees you can be fairly certain it’ll be dry, with tree roots sucking away a lot of the moisture, particularly in summer. Improve this by incorporating plenty of organic matter into the soil and by growing plants for dry shade.

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