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Retreat to the Shade102http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/GardenPlans/DispForm.aspx?ID=102Retreat to the Shadehttp://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33.jpg, http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33.jpghttp://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33Aerial.jpg, http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33Aerial.jpgGP0|#0278aff0-3559-4050-8a07-f79108943284;L0|#00278aff0-3559-4050-8a07-f79108943284|Retreat to the Shade;GTSet|#24f4b73f-8c45-4b83-ba3a-cd1ce5d4c567<div class="ExternalClassCEE4325AF69F454A8963826F05DEB9F0"><p>This garden bed design is a larger version of 'Fifty Shades of Green'. It is a good choice for a shady spot, and it doesn't need shelter from the wind. It needs soil that drains well in the winter and doesn’t get too waterlogged.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass980380856DF64411BC25F42C28B3EAFF"> ​This presentation does not reflect coordinated flowering time. </div>

 

 

Retreat to the Shade102http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/GardenPlans/DispForm.aspx?ID=102Retreat to the Shadehttp://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33.jpg, http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33.jpghttp://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33Aerial.jpg, http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/PlansPic/Cornerbed33Aerial.jpgGP0|#0278aff0-3559-4050-8a07-f79108943284;L0|#00278aff0-3559-4050-8a07-f79108943284|Retreat to the Shade;GTSet|#24f4b73f-8c45-4b83-ba3a-cd1ce5d4c567<div class="ExternalClassCEE4325AF69F454A8963826F05DEB9F0"><p>This garden bed design is a larger version of 'Fifty Shades of Green'. It is a good choice for a shady spot, and it doesn't need shelter from the wind. It needs soil that drains well in the winter and doesn’t get too waterlogged.</p></div>

 

 

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American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)115http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=115American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)CCorangebark stewartia (Stewartia monadelpha)As Shown1.00000000000000GP0|#cb7bd067-d127-44ff-9216-b4bf29fb341f;L0|#0cb7bd067-d127-44ff-9216-b4bf29fb341f|American Hornbeam;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#600a3d52-5704-4fac-b990-46b5a3877f38;L0|#0600a3d52-5704-4fac-b990-46b5a3877f38|Orangebark Stewartia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
goat’s beard (Aruncus dioicus)118http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=118goat’s beard (Aruncus dioicus)adwhite Chinese astilbe (Astilbe simplicifolia)90 cm7.00000000000000GP0|#9a63d1cc-7d1c-4615-8242-73cf96b6cb82;L0|#09a63d1cc-7d1c-4615-8242-73cf96b6cb82|Goats Beard;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#d05e0850-8559-4312-9c01-54a2e62bdfb3;L0|#0d05e0850-8559-4312-9c01-54a2e62bdfb3|White Chinese Astilbe;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
star-flowered false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)120http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=120star-flowered false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)msJapanese holly fern (crytomium falcatum)35 cm7.00000000000000GP0|#0212cdc9-5802-4e5f-96d9-c270885ad86a;L0|#00212cdc9-5802-4e5f-96d9-c270885ad86a|False Solomans Seal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#40d8b683-32f4-4c44-ae33-afb336b086e1;L0|#040d8b683-32f4-4c44-ae33-afb336b086e1|Japanese Holly Fern;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
‘Striatum’ white-striped Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum x hybridum ‘Striatum’)122http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=122‘Striatum’ white-striped Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum x hybridum ‘Striatum’)phKorean goatsbeard (Aruncus aethusifolius)40 cm3.00000000000000GP0|#58cf5d24-d16a-492e-9e2e-003f2996a6cd;L0|#058cf5d24-d16a-492e-9e2e-003f2996a6cd|Hybrid Solomons Seal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#72d8eb71-1f8c-4a1d-8f83-c94149f34f75;L0|#072d8eb71-1f8c-4a1d-8f83-c94149f34f75|Korean Goatsbeard;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
sweetbox (Sarcococca confusa)116http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=116sweetbox (Sarcococca confusa)Sc‘Rubella’ skimmia (Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella’)125 cm1.00000000000000GP0|#117cba79-5e84-4d69-889a-80bf4e4b5e2d;L0|#0117cba79-5e84-4d69-889a-80bf4e4b5e2d|Sweetbox;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#c7a5c3de-5124-47d8-8981-f2689b30142f;L0|#0c7a5c3de-5124-47d8-8981-f2689b30142f|Skimmia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
‘Thunderbird’ evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum ‘Thunderbird’)117http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=117‘Thunderbird’ evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum ‘Thunderbird’)Vosalal (Gaultheria shallon)100 cm4.00000000000000GP0|#e384d2c4-cd91-4368-8e62-cd5b9d34e484;L0|#0e384d2c4-cd91-4368-8e62-cd5b9d34e484|Huckleberry Thunderbird;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#e719eade-0478-43b1-8cf1-6975a3b46181;L0|#0e719eade-0478-43b1-8cf1-6975a3b46181|Salal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
hardy begonia evansiana (Begonia grandis subsp. evansiana)119http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=119hardy begonia evansiana (Begonia grandis subsp. evansiana)bgbeesia (Beesia deltophylla)45 cm5.00000000000000GP0|#f3251b85-6e5b-4292-a13d-7da6343ced39;L0|#0f3251b85-6e5b-4292-a13d-7da6343ced39|Hardy Begonia Evansiana;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#694bcd6f-68a3-4554-a168-e2214b8f9535;L0|#0694bcd6f-68a3-4554-a168-e2214b8f9535|Beesia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana)121http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=121redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana)oowestern wild ginger (Asarum caudatum)30 cm11.0000000000000GP0|#cdbd823c-d8f0-490e-98bb-dd29c1a8fa04;L0|#0cdbd823c-d8f0-490e-98bb-dd29c1a8fa04|Evergreen Redwood Sorrel;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#0e919c93-8e7a-420b-9f7b-aa2bea33a0bf;L0|#00e919c93-8e7a-420b-9f7b-aa2bea33a0bf|Western Wild Ginger;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df

 

 

American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)115http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=115American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)CCorangebark stewartia (Stewartia monadelpha)As Shown1.00000000000000GP0|#cb7bd067-d127-44ff-9216-b4bf29fb341f;L0|#0cb7bd067-d127-44ff-9216-b4bf29fb341f|American Hornbeam;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#600a3d52-5704-4fac-b990-46b5a3877f38;L0|#0600a3d52-5704-4fac-b990-46b5a3877f38|Orangebark Stewartia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
sweetbox (Sarcococca confusa)116http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=116sweetbox (Sarcococca confusa)Sc‘Rubella’ skimmia (Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella’)125 cm1.00000000000000GP0|#117cba79-5e84-4d69-889a-80bf4e4b5e2d;L0|#0117cba79-5e84-4d69-889a-80bf4e4b5e2d|Sweetbox;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#c7a5c3de-5124-47d8-8981-f2689b30142f;L0|#0c7a5c3de-5124-47d8-8981-f2689b30142f|Skimmia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana)121http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=121redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana)oowestern wild ginger (Asarum caudatum)30 cm11.0000000000000GP0|#cdbd823c-d8f0-490e-98bb-dd29c1a8fa04;L0|#0cdbd823c-d8f0-490e-98bb-dd29c1a8fa04|Evergreen Redwood Sorrel;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#0e919c93-8e7a-420b-9f7b-aa2bea33a0bf;L0|#00e919c93-8e7a-420b-9f7b-aa2bea33a0bf|Western Wild Ginger;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
‘Striatum’ white-striped Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum x hybridum ‘Striatum’)122http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=122‘Striatum’ white-striped Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum x hybridum ‘Striatum’)phKorean goatsbeard (Aruncus aethusifolius)40 cm3.00000000000000GP0|#58cf5d24-d16a-492e-9e2e-003f2996a6cd;L0|#058cf5d24-d16a-492e-9e2e-003f2996a6cd|Hybrid Solomons Seal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#72d8eb71-1f8c-4a1d-8f83-c94149f34f75;L0|#072d8eb71-1f8c-4a1d-8f83-c94149f34f75|Korean Goatsbeard;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
‘Thunderbird’ evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum ‘Thunderbird’)117http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=117‘Thunderbird’ evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum ‘Thunderbird’)Vosalal (Gaultheria shallon)100 cm4.00000000000000GP0|#e384d2c4-cd91-4368-8e62-cd5b9d34e484;L0|#0e384d2c4-cd91-4368-8e62-cd5b9d34e484|Huckleberry Thunderbird;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#e719eade-0478-43b1-8cf1-6975a3b46181;L0|#0e719eade-0478-43b1-8cf1-6975a3b46181|Salal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
hardy begonia evansiana (Begonia grandis subsp. evansiana)119http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=119hardy begonia evansiana (Begonia grandis subsp. evansiana)bgbeesia (Beesia deltophylla)45 cm5.00000000000000GP0|#f3251b85-6e5b-4292-a13d-7da6343ced39;L0|#0f3251b85-6e5b-4292-a13d-7da6343ced39|Hardy Begonia Evansiana;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#694bcd6f-68a3-4554-a168-e2214b8f9535;L0|#0694bcd6f-68a3-4554-a168-e2214b8f9535|Beesia;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
goat’s beard (Aruncus dioicus)118http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=118goat’s beard (Aruncus dioicus)adwhite Chinese astilbe (Astilbe simplicifolia)90 cm7.00000000000000GP0|#9a63d1cc-7d1c-4615-8242-73cf96b6cb82;L0|#09a63d1cc-7d1c-4615-8242-73cf96b6cb82|Goats Beard;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#d05e0850-8559-4312-9c01-54a2e62bdfb3;L0|#0d05e0850-8559-4312-9c01-54a2e62bdfb3|White Chinese Astilbe;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df
star-flowered false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)120http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/PlanPlants/DispForm.aspx?ID=120star-flowered false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)msJapanese holly fern (crytomium falcatum)35 cm7.00000000000000GP0|#0212cdc9-5802-4e5f-96d9-c270885ad86a;L0|#00212cdc9-5802-4e5f-96d9-c270885ad86a|False Solomans Seal;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240dfGP0|#40d8b683-32f4-4c44-ae33-afb336b086e1;L0|#040d8b683-32f4-4c44-ae33-afb336b086e1|Japanese Holly Fern;GTSet|#a0f9ba82-91ba-47b1-939e-163458a240df

drought tolerant / food / native / pollinator / wet tolerant / wildlife

 

 

Retreat to the Shade102http://www.growgreenguide.ca/plans/Lists/GardenPlans/DispForm.aspx?ID=102Retreat to the Shade<div class="ExternalClassBF36F4C619EF46929BDA1EDC6B1017AD"><p>To properly maintain your garden, and for best results: </p><ul><li>Prepare the garden bed with a good quality soil. There should be a minimum soil depths of 30 cm for perennials, 45 cm for shrubs and 60 cm for trees. </li><li>Every spring, apply 5 cm of well-rotted compost or manure annually in the spring (try not to pile it up around woody stems).</li><li>Remove weeds as required, and inspect for pests and disease every week or two in the spring and summer. </li><li>Ensure plants receive a minimum of 5 cm of water weekly during the spring and summer. </li><li>Remove and compost ‘spent’ blooms and leaves in the fall. </li><li>Prune only to remove misplaced or damaged stems as needed during the summer. The plants suggested here should not require pruning to reduce size. </li></ul> </div>

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