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Five Fingered Maidenhair Fern - Adiantum pedatum L., Pteridaceae. Shade Garden Fern Plant

Adiantum pedatum L common names American maidenhair fern, northern maidenhair fern, Five Fingered Maidenhair fern, Five finger fern. Genus Adiantum

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Evergreen Maidenhair Fern - Adiantum venustum Shade Fern Plant

Adiantum venustum Maidenhair fern fronds have an ovate shape made up of fan shaped parts on dark to black shiny stems, attractive shade groundcover 25cm

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Dutchmans Breeches - Flowers named after the trousers worn in the Middle ages

Dutchmans Breeches is an early bloomer, March through May, then they disappear just as the other flowers are waking up in Spring

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Coleus Varieties

There are many of Coleus varieties including the most popular one Coleus Forskohlii, Coleus Blumei, Coleus Black Prince, Coleus Black Beauty, Coleus Mint Mocha, Coleus Dark Star, Coleus Merlins Magic, ColeusJuliet Quartermain...

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Painted lady fern. Athyrium niponicum var pictum Cristatoflabellatum

Shade garden fern plant Athyrium niponicum, Painted Lady has 30cm grey fronds for shaded sheltered flower beds, borders, rock gardens. Deciduous ferns for shade

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Container Gardening Plants

Container gardening plants suit small gardens, yards, patios, and balconies. Flowers, trees, vegetables, and vines can all be grown in containers.

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Container Gardening in Shade

Container gardening in shade brightens up shadowed areas of the garden. Pots and containers with plants in can be moved around your garden or to a new home!

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Solar Garden Fountains - The best guide on buying solar powered garden fountain

Garden water fountains using solar power. Green solar powered garden fountains can add natural aesthetics and sound to landscaping

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Shade Garden Tips for Gardening in Shade

Shade garden tips for shady gardens: shade types, shade plants and flowers, and managing light in shade gardening

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Shade Garden Plants and List of Suitable Plants

Shade gardens need hardy shade tolerant plants, flowers, and shrubs for growing in areas with little or no sun

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