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Why Is My Elderberry Bush Dying? [And What To Do About It!]

Figuring out what’s wrong with the plants in your garden can be pretty frustrating. Is your elderberry bush starting to look sick, but you don’t know what caused it? We have done our research to find you some answers. A few of the most common causes for a dying elderberry bush include: A lack of …

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7 Of The Best Fertilizers For Holly Bushes [And How To Use It]

If you’re experiencing nutrient issues with your holly bushes, a quality fertilizer is your best bet to getting them back on track. However, with the number of different fertilizers on the market today, it can be tiring to find the best one for your plants. This is why we’ve researched for you. In this post, …

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19 Flowering Shrubs For Shade

If you have a garden graced by shade, chances are you’re always on the hunt for beautiful plants that work with a smidge less sun. Luckily, several flowering shrubs do beautifully in border gardens and areas where the shade of your home or forest dampens the sunlight. We’ve gathered nineteen varieties for you here. Hopefully, …

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13 Narrow Evergreen Shrubs For Gorgeous Landscaping

Whether you have tight spaces, a small garden, or simply want some plant diversity, then narrow evergreen shrubs make for an excellent choice. Evergreens offer unmatched aesthetic value to a garden, and the best part is that they maintain their gorgeous look year-round. Thus, it’s important to know the different varieties to choose from. For …

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19 Fast Growing Shrubs For Screening Purposes

When it comes to screening, you want shrubs that will grow quickly. Screening hedges are excellent for adding privacy, creating shade, hiding unsightly items (unkept neighboring yards, pool pumps, sheds, etc.), and even providing some peace and quiet. With all these benefits, it’s no wonder you want the shrubs to grow quickly.  We created a …

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15 Shrubs For Wet Clay Soil That Will Look Great In Your Garden

If the soil in your yard is predominantly clay, do not let it deter you from growing a luscious, colorful landscape. Because it is so compact, clay soil retains water and nutrients better than other permeable, sandy soils.  Clay soil can become an asset to your landscape, particularly if you select hardy plants that are …

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10 Yellow Flowering Trees and Shrubs

Landscaping your backyard with shrubs and trees adds aesthetic value to your property. No-fuss plant varieties prove worthy investments, giving you years of outdoor enjoyment.  Whether you hope to increase shade cover, increase privacy, or cover an eyesore, you can be sure to find the right shrubs and trees for your backyard climate. Of course, …

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15 Low Maintenance Evergreen Shrubs For Your Garden

Your home is supposed to be your sanctuary, the place you come home to after a long day’s work to relax, unwind and prepare to keep working at your best. Keeping your yard looking it’s best can be a lot of, well, work. Even more so, you want your yard to look it’s best all …

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11 Shrubs For Shade That Grow Well In Zone 6

Ever noticed a lot of gardeners talking about zones, and zone hardiness? Are you wondering what growth, climate, or hardiness zones mean for your plants?  How do they pertain to the success of your gardening adventures? Hardiness Zones or Growth Zones are sections of North America divided into eleven growth zones. Each zone is 10 …

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20 Shrubs That Like Wet Soil And Full Sun

Various types of landscapes each have their own hurdles when it comes to choosing appropriate plants that will thrive, but one of the most difficult situations to find shrubs for is an area that is open sunlight but that stays wet, or even boggy. Thankfully, we were able to find a collection of shrubs that …

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15 Tall And Narrow Shrubs For Screening Purposes

When you live in an urban or suburban area, privacy can come at a premium. Carefully choosing hedges that can act as a screen without taking up too much precious real estate can be a smart decision in these instances. Below we have found 15 shrubs that will grow tall and narrow that will do …

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19 Dwarf Evergreen Shrubs For Full Sun

Shrubs are the foundation planting of your home’s landscaping. Evergreen shrubs are a common choice due to being low  and their consistent look all year round. However, a lot of home’s facades are facing a street and are in full sun, which may leave you looking for cultivars that can withstand these conditions, especially in …

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11 Fast-Growing Evergreen Shrubs That Look Great All Year Long

Evergreen shrubs are the perfect solution to provide privacy for your property. But what if you don’t have years and years to wait for your shrubs to grow in? We have collected this list of fast-growing evergreen shrubs to help you on your way! 1. Arborvitae There are 5 different species within this genus. The …

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15 Tall Shrubs For Shade That You Need To Try In Your Garden

Shady areas in the garden can present some challenges when it comes to choosing the right landscaping. However, finding shrubs that will thrive in your shadier areas is not as difficult as you might imagine. Below is a list of tall shrubs that grow amazingly in shady places; there are even some that bloom! 1. …

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