Mel discusses perennials for the woodland by color, and then gets into “some unabashed foliage and texture.”
Mel, spending time in Mexico, connects for us the winter habitat (in Mexico) of the Monarch Butterly with the milkweeds they visit in our neck of the woods.
“…a woodland garden has a sense of peace, sofntess and tranquility that is hard to achieve in a sun-drenched, splashier offering.” Learn the main reasons to have a shade garden and how to get started with one.
I actually like Wikipedia’s take on it much better: A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials.