Pre-planned garden designs and layouts: Shade Garden Plans A simplified way to enjoy a complete garden and easy landscape design without the necessary planning. Kit includes the layout and all the plants. Ideal for the new or busy gardener.
Drought Tolerant Perennial Garden- good reference for those plants not needing lots of moisture.not that i live in a dry area, i just forget to water sometimes :/ butterfly bush miss ruby maiden grass morning light red hot poker russian sage
lungwort (Pulmonaria) variegated foliage looks great all season long, but is an especially nice accent to the clusters of pink, white, or blue flowers in spring. Lungwort grows best in Zones and reaches 1 foot tall.
The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.