"levels of landscaping" ... evergreens, hydrangea and pachysandra. Would love to do something like this on property line behind pool/tennis court to improve view in winter
Shade plants with gorgeous color - Hostas, Heuchera, and Painted Fern
Heucheras, the "new hostas" for shady spots. So colorful
Mix Herbs and Flowers Create a colorful and fragrant spring garden by mixing flowering herbs and perennials that bloom together in May and June. In this border, chives and lavender bloom in front of Amsonia, bearded iris, and peony.
perennial border with low flowering sages, salvia nemerosa & catmint
Pachyphragma macrophylla (caucasian pennycress) is an evergreen herbaceous perennial with masses of white flowers in the spring. It makes good ground cover in a shaded location and woodland garden. Here it is in the shade of a wall and the evergreen shrub Fatsia japonica (false castor oil).