Herbs To Grow in Problem Areas
Herbs to Grow Along the Shady Side of Fences and Walls (not in areas that experience total shade):
Mint (peppermint, spearmint):
Herbs to Grow Along the Sunny Side of Fences and Walls:
Creeping and Climbing Herbs:
Pennyroyal (creeping mint) Caution: Although pennyroyal is a natural insect (flea and mosquito) repellent, and is useful in the garden, it can be toxic to humans and pets.
This is just a sampling, and within each of these categories there are often many varieties to choose from. Use caution when planting related varieties together as they'll often cross-pollinate with undesirable results.