Groundcover are low-growing, spreading perennials – often evergreen – used in lieu of grass in a landscape. They typically form dense mats that prevent weeds from growing. Shade-loving groundcovers are a great alternative to turfgrass in spaces where there is not enough sunlight for a lawn to survive. Here in North Texas, we have many […]Read More
Do you have neighbors that you see too much of too often? Do you find the second story windows next door – the ones overlooking your pool – a bit discomforting? Would you like more privacy in your own back yard without erecting a 16-foot fence? If so, then creating a privacy screen with plants […]Read More
“Are there any plants rabbits won’t eat?” That’s a question we hear a lot at the nursery, and the answer is YES! There are plenty of plants rabbits tend to avoid and this Shades of Green Shopping Guide lists 50 of them – and these are just the perennials, plants that come back each year. […]Read More
Finding plants that will grow in shade can be challenging, but there are more options than you think. This Shades of Green Shopping Guide provides our Top 10 picks of best Native Perennials for Shade, listed by size, shortest to tallest. Native plants evolved to survive and thrive in the harsh, hot summers and unpredictable […]Read More
There are so many great Texas native sun-loving perennials that choosing one (or some) can be a real challenge! To make things easier, we’ve put together this Shades of Green Shopping Guide with our Top 10 picks of best Native Perennials for full sun. For your convenience, they are listed by size, shortest to tallest. […]Read More
Looking for houseplants that don’t need a lot of light? Then you’re in luck! This Shades of Green Shopping Guide list our six favorite houseplants for low light conditions. All of these plants, along with other houseplants, may be found at Shades of Green Nursery + Landscape! (Availability varies by season and demand. Plants may […]Read More
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