I have an area under pine trees that is shaded. Are there garden plants
that do good in the shade? I know sunshine is good, but here, it is
brutal in the summer.
I am figuring out how to arrange my garden, and I could use this pointer.
Sunset's "Western Garden Book" is your friend. For some of us, it is a
Also, visit a real nursery near your home, not a lumber yard or hardware
store. Ask them for advice. Some nurseries even have a service that
will plan your garden for a fee; if you spend a certain amount of money
there, they will then refund or give you credit for the fee.
David E. Ross
Climate: California Mediterranean, see
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