Shaded yards no longer have to be written off as unusable planting ground lacking sunlight and potential. There are a variety of techniques for shady yard design and plants that are suitable for shaded yards.

Here are lists of common plants used nationwide that can add color and can thrive in the dappled, cool areas cast in shade.

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