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Postby hosta crazy » Jul 06, 2008 9:55 pm

Made some wood chips today from some trees that we had cut down. Now I need some ideas please! I'm cleaning up the rest of the section where we cut down some trees and I'm going to make a woodland garden.

Any suggestions on some plants other then HOSTA's to put in this woodland garden.

Zone 4 is where I am!

Area- is part sun/part shade
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Postby Eeyore » Jul 06, 2008 10:05 pm

Ferns, ligularia, shooting stars, native shrubs, astilbe. There are numerous plants you could put in a space like that. Lucky you!
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Postby Puff10 » Jul 09, 2008 6:54 pm

Try European Ginger!
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Postby joycemaxwell » Jul 09, 2008 6:59 pm

How about bleeding heart, trillium, and lily of the valley?
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Postby (old_user)Nancy S in Winnipeg » Jul 14, 2008 11:50 am

Columbines, aruncus, heuchera (sp?), ferns, vinca.
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Postby newlife » Jul 14, 2008 6:28 pm

Solomon seal
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Postby B_BQ » Jul 14, 2008 6:45 pm

Some sedums
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Cimicifuga (Bugbane, Black Snakeroot)

Postby springfwd » Jul 18, 2008 11:22 am

Starting with the back border is helpful.

I think Cimicifuga is the cadillac of woodland garden perennials. Don't they look good planted with a dark forest area behind them, so their flowers show up?

Also, check out Fleeceflower, it's as tall and wide as a bush, even in part shade!

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Postby agedgardener2 » Jul 24, 2008 12:38 am

For groundcover perenial geranium is neat.JOYI also used ferns.
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Postby agedgardener2 » Jul 24, 2008 12:49 am

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