Creative Ideas for Shade Container Gardens

Do you have a shady spot either on your patio, deck or another outdoor living space? Or, perhaps you want to fill an empty spot in your shade garden with some color. Maybe, you have a dark corner that could use brightening up. Container gardening is also a great option for those who have limited space. Whatever your reasoning, we have lots of creative ideas for shade container gardens and all the information you need to keep them thriving.

Before we get started let’s define shade. For purposes of this article, shade is an area that gets less than 3 hours of sun per day and no hot, afternoon sun. Some of the plants suggested here will do fine in partial shade too, but again no direct sunlight especially in the afternoon.