10 Effective Methods to Create Shade in Your Garden

Creating shade in the garden, especially in hot climates like Arizona’s low desert,

is crucial for protecting sun-sensitive plants from scorching temperatures.

While full-sun directions from other regions may not directly apply,

there are numerous creative methods to provide the necessary shade.

Let’s explore a few effective strategies:

Shade Cloth

Arbors and Trellises

Strategic Planting

Companion Planting

Overhead Structures

Container Gardening


Vertical Gardening