Great article on overcoming difficult gardening locations. Description: Shade-Loving Plants - Working With Challenging Garden Styles
Paradise in a pot, Persian Shield
Astilbe is a great plant for partly shaded areas.
Creating a Swanky Shade Garden. Shade Gardening Tips and Tricks, Hacks Creating a Swanky Shade Garde
This garden plan uses hydrangeas, hostas, and lamium for a part-shade location. Exactly what I need: a simple garden plan.