Shrubs

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

Sunlight filters through dense foliage as hedge shears deftly trim a bush. The vibrant leaves shimmer in shades of yellow-green and deep green, catching the light. Each precise snip shapes the bush, creating a harmonious blend of nature's hues.

Shrubs

How to Prune Boxwood Shrubs

Do your boxwood shrubs need pruning, but you are stumped with where to start? This process does not need to be overwhelming. All you need is a few pointers and tips to start you off in the right direction. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago outlines how to prune your boxwood shrubs in a few simple steps.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Elderberry Shrubs

Are you curious about growing your own elderberry shrub? Elderberry is an easy-to-grow and vigorous plant that especially loves moist soils. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these interesting, showy, and wildlife-friendly plants.

A close-up of a cluster of pink coralberry shrubs. The soft pink berries are like tiny jewels nestled among the green leaves. In the background, there are more coralberry shrubs, creating a blur of soft pink and green.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Coralberry Shrubs

Are you seeking a native shrub that thrives on neglect? Are you eager to add color to your fall and winter garden? Do you love dual-purpose plants that not only provide winter interest but food for wildlife and the ability to be used in cut flower arrangements? Coralberry could be just what you’re looking for. In this article, gardening expert Taylor Sievers sheds light on this lesser-known plant and its uses in the landscape.

Close-up of a shovel with a dug up part of an invasive plant in a garden. On the grass lie two creamy-white mittens with a green rim. The plant has lush green lobed foliage.

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How to Remove Invasive Shrubs

If your property is overrun with invasive shrubs, removing unwelcome plants is the first step in creating a beautiful garden. Join plant expert Briana Yablonski as she covers how to remove invasive shrubs.

A close-up of an Oregon grape plant showcasing vibrant yellow flowers. The blooms, adorned with tiny buds, illuminate the frame. The leaves, lush green and slightly serrated, complement the blossoms, while the sturdy stems support the delicate blooms.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Oregon Grape

Are you curious about planting and growing your own Oregon grape plant? Oregon grape is a fascinating and useful landscaping plant native to the Pacific Northwest. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular plants.

In the garden, the big round boxwood bushes stand with elegant symmetry, neatly arranged in rows. Their dense foliage forms perfectly spherical shapes, creating a polished and manicured look. The vibrant green leaves exude a lush and healthy vitality.

Shrubs

27 Varieties of Boxwood for Your Garden

Are you looking for the perfect boxwood for your garden? Boxwoods are stunningly beautiful and low-maintenance evergreen shrubs. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago lists 27 boxwood varieties for your garden.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Blue Holly

Would you like to add hollies to your landscape? With many attractive species of holly to choose from, it can be hard to decide which is best for you! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will detail why blue hollies make the best addition to your garden and how to care for them.

Close-up of small round shaped Boxwood shrubs in a sunny garden. The Boxwood shrub is an evergreen plant renowned for its dense, compact nature and small, leathery, glossy green leaves.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Boxwood Shrubs

Are you looking for a dependable and beautiful evergreen shrub for your yard? Boxwood shrubs are easy-to-grow, low-maintenance shrubs that can be used in various ways throughout your garden. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will detail the best ways to grow and care for boxwood shrubs at your home.

A close-up of red winterberries glistening in the warm sunlight, showcasing their glossy, rounded shapes. The brilliant crimson hue of the berries contrasts beautifully with the deep green, oblong leaves.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Winterberry Holly

Are you searching for a shrub that will instantly beautify your winter gardens? Look no further than the winterberry holly. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will detail everything you need to know to plant, grow, and care for winterberry hollies.

A close-up of white Mock Orange blooms reveals delicate petals with a hint of ivory at their core. The glossy, elliptical leaves provide a backdrop, glistening in the warm sunlight.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Mock Orange

Are you a fan of natural fragrances in your home? Are you searching for a low-maintenance shrub that provides early-season blooms? Then Mock Orange is for you! Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses this lovely shrub and why it might be right for your garden.

A gloved gardener uses pruners to snip off old, brown panicle hydrangea blooms.

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Should you Prune Hydrangeas in the Fall?

Should you prune your hydrangeas in the fall before the winter sets in? In this article, hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will tell you the best time to prune your hydrangeas and a few other tips to make this process seamless.

A close-up of a Spiraea variety with numerous light purple blooms. These blossoms create a striking visual contrast against the lush green leaves and branches of the plant. The delicate and vibrant blooms add a touch of whimsical charm to the overall composition.

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31 Beautiful Spirea Varieties For Your Landscape

Are you thinking of adding a spirea or two to your garden? There are many different species and varieties of spirea for you to choose from. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago looks at some popular and beautiful varieties of spirea for your landscape!