Real World Gardener Design Elements for Shady Gardens

March 21st, 2013

REAL WORLD GARDENER Wed. 5pm 2RRR 88.5fm Sydney,
streaming live at and Across Australia on the Community Radio


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Design Elements


with Landscape Designer, Louise McDaid

Shady gardens can sometimes be
problematic, especially if it’s dry shade.
Under trees is another area that
can give a lot of shade, and the roots take up all the soil, nutrients and
If you’re tired of looking at that
bare patch and wondering what to do about it, listen to this…

Dry shade can be improved with
Cliveas, Renga Renga Lilly or Arthropodium cirrhatum, and wet shade can grow a
variety of ferns, even grass trees.

Lots of choices for your shady area,
including painting the fence a bright or white shade to lift the feel under
that tree..

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