Shrubs

Shrubs and bushes act as wind breaks, privacy, and beauty in your garden. Learn which are best and how to grow them here.

hydrangea varieties

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71 Different Types of Hydrangea To Plant This Season

Thinking of planting some hydrangeas this season, but don't know where to start? There are many different types of hydrangea varieties you can plant in your garden. In this article, we take a look at some of our favotite hydrangea varieties, as well as the hardiness zones that they do the best in.

deer hostas

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Do Deer Eat Hostas? Will They Attract Deer to My Garden?

Are you thinking of planting some hostas this season, but want to make sure they won't end up as deer chow before you start? In this article, certified master gardener and hosta enthusiast Laura Elsner walks through what you can expect from your local deer population if you decide to start adding hostas to your garden this season.

dwarf hydrangea

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17 Dwarf Hydrangea Varieties You Can Plant This Season

Thinking about adding some dwarf hydrangea plants to your garden this season, but aren't quite sure which type to plant? Finding the right hydrangea tht's a bit small and more compact, can really make a difference depending on the size of your planting space. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines her favorite types of dwarf hydrangea.

Pink Flowering Shrub Under Tree

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Should You Plant Hydrangeas Underneath Trees?

Hydrangeas are a garden favorite for many gardeners. But oftentimes, even the savviest of green thumbs just don't have the space for them. So, many people resort to finding unique places to plant them. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through if you should be planting hydrangeas underneath trees this season.

drought tolerant shrubs

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17 Drought Tolerant Shrubs For Dry Climates

Looking for some shrubs that can survive with minimal access to water? Finding the best drought tolerant shrubs for your garden can be a challenge if you don't know what to look for. In this article, we take a look at our favorite bushes that can actually thrive with less moisture in dry climates!

how to prune lilacs

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How to Prune Your Lilacs in 7 Simple Steps

Trying to prune your lilacs this season but aren't quite sure where to start? Pruning your lilacs can be a fun and enjoying experience if you follow the proper steps. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros outlines how to prune your lilacs by following some very simple steps!

lilac varieties

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Lilac Varieties: 25 Different Types of Lilac Cultivars

Trying to decide what lilac variety to plant this season, but can't pick without a little help? Lilacs have over 25 species, with thousands of cultivars, so it can be hard to settle in and pick the perfect shrub. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jarosz shares her favorite lilac cultivars you can plant in your garden this season.

hydrangeas zone 9

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Can You Grow Hydrangeas in Hardiness Zone 9?

Planning on adding some hydrangeas to your garden, but aren't sure if they can cut it in the heat of hardiness zone 9? These popular perennial shrubs can be a bit picky as they grow, especially in warmer climates. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines if you can grow hydrangeas in hardiness zone 9, despite the heat.

shrubs with orange flowers

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31 Orange Flowering Shrubs With Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some orange flowering shrubs to your home garden? There are many different types of bushes that display orange blooms when in season, so picking the right one can be a challenge. In this article, we take a deeper look at our favorites, with names and pictures of each!

Spring Hydrangea Care Tips

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11 Tips For Spring Hydrangea Care This Season

Spring hydrangea care is a bit different than other seasons. In spring, you are working to get your hydrangeas to rebloom, and encourage their prolific flower growth. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through her top tips for spring hydrangea care.

shade garden containers

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17 Tips For Container Gardening in The Shade

Thinking of using some containers in your shade garden but aren't quite sure where to start? Using containers or pots in shady areas can be a great way to transform lesser used spaces. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner gives you her top tips for using pots or containers in the shade this season.

hibiscus varieties

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41 Different Types of Hibiscus Varieties For Your Garden

Planting hibiscus in your garden can be a challenge if you don't know what type of hibiscus to plant! There are many different varieties, with different colored flowers that can grow across many different hardiness zones. In this article, we examine our favorite types of hibiscus varieties for your home or garden space!