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By: Garden Design

We’ve almost made it! As we get closer to putting 2020 in the rear view mirror, let’s take a look back on a few of the GOOD things from this year. Gardening soared to an unprecedented level of popularity and we sincerely thank you for choosing us to help you learn, grow, and make the most of your garden. Here are some of the most popular newsletter articles from this past year.

Plant Lists: 20 Great Shade Plants

One gardening challenge we hear about often is how to deal with shade. With the right plants and the right design, a thriving and colorful shade garden is possible. So whether you’ve got a large shady area or just one low-light corner, check out these 20 plants to brighten it up!

Gardens: Chalkland Farm Gardens

Wouldn’t you just love to walk through this doorway and be transported to another world? (Especially with as crazy as things are in this one right now?) Come with me and escape to this once neglected hilltop farm that designer Jinny Blom turned into a beautiful garden.

Design: Lessons Learned from My Garden

Discover 8 basics of landscape design from a designer who learned from the ground up. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, these tips will guide you toward creating a beautiful and functional design.

Favorites from Friends: 6 No-Prune Shrubs

Are you intimidated by the maintenance that comes along with some flowering shrubs—like when to prune, how to prune, or what to prune? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Why not just avoid all that stress with these 6 no-prune shrubs?

Social Media: Top Photos from Instagram

If you enjoy gorgeous gardens, fantastic plants and flowers, inspiring garden tips, and interacting with other gardeners, make sure you’re following us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Dayna will fill your feed every day with beautiful photos along with useful (and fun!) gardening information that will help you transform your garden into the talk of the block.