U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 05-27-2015, 08:56 AM
 
1 posts, read 727 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

Hi All

This is my first time posting so apologies if I'm long winded!
I would like some advice on planting up a raised border...[FONT="Calibri"]Ihave a part shady (sun from about 1pm) raised border. Iam at a loss as to what plants are best giving evergreen colour. Ialready have a tree fern in one corner of it which thrives and anevergreen climber (Clematis Armandii) and another purple plant with silverishleaves (canít remember the name) which bees love. I need about 5 shrubsthat will complement each other, and ideally I would like evergreens withblue/white flowers if possible. Also ones that wonít take over the bed(so not too big). If you could recommend a few it would be greatly appreciatedplus any advice you could offer. As you can see the bed is in a bit of amess (that was last summer) so I have now cleared it leaving only the purpleshrub and clematis.

Your help would be much appreciated.[/FONT]
[FONT="Calibri"][/FONT]
[FONT="Calibri"]Plants for a semi-shade raised border-border-1.jpg

Plants for a semi-shade raised border-border-2.jpg

Plants for a semi-shade raised border-border-3.jpg

Plants for a semi-shade raised border-border-4.jpg

[/FONT]
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top