There are many benefits to growing vegetables and herbs in partial shade. Usually the most noticeable benefit in some crops is that they tend to be more flavorful and less bitter when grown in partial shade. Growing in partial shade also allows for a longer growing season for cold-season varieties. If you plant your garden in a spot that is shady in the afternoon, you'll save your heat sensitive plants from being damaged by the hot summer's sun. How to Grow Vegetables and Herbs in Partial Shade⟐ Which Vegetables & Herbs Grow Best in Partial Sun?