Hellebores grow well in dry, shady gardens. (Photo by Joanne Young)

8 plants for dry and shady gardens

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Gardening in full shade and dry soil is a challenge. Tips on how to cope, with ideas for 8 plants that will survive in dry and shady gardens.

Hellebore (Garden Making photo)

More picks for favourite plants

Lorraine Flanigan

Our roundup of favourite plants comes from freelance writer Lorraine Flanigan who asked gardeners to pick just one plant. More that didn't fit in magazine.

Unpredictable hellebore seedlings

Judith Adam

Hellebore blossoms are opening in my garden. Early bees are enthralled with the wide flowers. It can make for unpredictable hellebore seedlings.

What’s on our potting bench at Canada Blooms

Garden Making

We hope the potting bench at Garden Making ’s booth at Canada Blooms 2013 inspires you to create some beautiful spring containers.