Spring Gardening Solutions for Sun and Shade


With Spring upon us, it’s time to figure out what to plant, prune, and prepare for your lawn and garden. Mountain Valley Farms offers great perennial and ground cover solutions for both sunny and shady areas. With a large offering online and available at the farm we try to make sure your needs are met with the highest quality plant solutions. We have put together a list of spring blooming perennials, ferns and much more that are suitable for specific conditions – sun or shade!

Need a plant that can stand the heat?

  • Day Lilies: Available in assorted colors: pink, red, gold, yellow and white
  • Dianthus fire witch: Bloom pink flowers on blue green foliage
  • Phlox subulata also known as creeping phlox available in pink, blue and white
  • Salvia ‘May Knight’ blooms bluish purple
  • Veronica ‘GA Blue’ is a low growing ground cover that has nice light blue flowers

Plant solutions for fully shaded and partially shaded areas!

  • Autumn Ferns are evergreen ferns that are a great foliage solution.
  • Heuchera assorted varieties: know for their foliage ‘Caramel’ is a rusty caramel color, ‘Palace Purple’ is a light purple and ‘Citronelle’ is a chartreuse/yellow color.
  • Hellebores, Lenten Rose: evergreen blooms early spring and we have multiple colors – mostly pastels with some red/purple mixed in!

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