Walk into most botanical gardens and you will see a few shade trees in an otherwise sunny garden. Though bee balm, anise hyssop and milkweeds display a blast of color in the sunny garden many folks find themselves at a loss when dealing with the shade.
Join Dan Jaffe for a crash course on all things shade. From blasts of color to great groundcover filler species we’ll have you walking out ready for any shady site.
Dan Jaffe is the propagator and stock bed grower at New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) in Framingham, Massachusetts. He earned a degree in botany from the University of Maine and an advanced certificate in Native Plant Horticulture and Design from NEWFS. After interning at Garden in the Woods, Dan worked for a year as Plant Sales Coordinator at the Garden.