photos: Needing Shrubs for Your Home and Yard Landscaping

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Your landscape isn’t complete without shrubs

Notes:

  • Shrubs are one of the key garden plantings for any landscape design – shrubs are defined as: shrubs or bush is a small- to medium-sized perennial woody plant. They are distinguished from trees by their multiple stems and shorter height:
    source: wikipedia
  • You can find many types of shrubs:
  • 1) accent shrubs: used to accent a garden bed or structure
  • 2) foundation shrubs: used to hide and/or decorate the home front foundation or other building
  • 3) boundary or screening shrubs: used to mark a boundary boundary or provide a screen for privacy
  • 4) featured shrubs: used as a feature planting for a garden bed or in place of a tree, and
  • 5) flowering shrubs: used in all situations to give color and fragrance:

    INFO: see full shrub listing below

  • And many of the common shrubs have different leaf and/or stem colors to add color for a landscape feature – sample, the barberry shrub comes in red, yellow, and crimson orange.
  • So the challenge if finding the right color – height – thickness for your shrub landscaping need:
    INFO: choosing shrubs for your yard
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Key elements for selecting fruit orchards:

  • light requirements (sunny-medium sun)    –    height (low shrub vs. high tree-like shrubs)    –    flowering time (varies through the season)    –    maintenance (disease, insects, etc.)    –    propagation (seeding, division)    –    growing zones INFO: view growing zones

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