2. Repetition is obtained by repeating similar object or elements: A good example would be using the same plants, like these red impatiens along a border. The plants are the same size and color, and are evenly spaced and repeat all down the line of the border. Your eye moves from one to the next very smoothly giving reassuring repetition.
Side Yard Garden for Shade Have you been wondering what to do with the shady area along your house? Try this garden plan perfect for long and narrow shaded side yards. It's filled with great, easy-growing plants to enjoy through the seasons. Garden size: 26 by 10 feet.
Great Groundcover: Cranesbill, aka Perennial Geranium. This pretty, flowering plant comes in pinks and blues, and realm when cut back after blooming. They love partial shade, but will grow in deeper shade. Rich soil and regular fertilizer, regular water and room to spread 24-36" per plant, depending on the variety. Some varieties grow close to the ground, and others to 3' tall.