Category Shrubs

How To Keep Bougainvillea Small

Bougainvillea tree growing by the house in historic quarter of Colonia del Sacramento, How To Keep Bougainvillea Small

Bougainvilleas can get rather large and become hard to manage. If you’re wondering how to keep these plants small, we’ve got the answer for you. We’ve researched this particular topic, and here’s what we found out. To keep a bougainvillea…

Are Camellias Drought Tolerant?

Camellia bush bloom in the garden, Are Camellias Drought Tolerant?

Camellias are ornamental blooming shrubs that can add beauty to your garden. If you are in hotter regions, you might wonder if the plant can tolerate dry spells. We researched this topic, so keep reading to learn if camellias are…

Should I Remove Wisteria Seed Pods?

Curious, elongated wisteria seed pods, Should I Remove Wisteria Seed Pods

Wisteria vines are a popular addition to yards and gardens because of their lush, attractive cascading form and beautiful blossoms. However, they grow and propagate rapidly, and some varieties could be invasive. Wisteria scatters by way of seed pods. That…

What Is Eating My Skimmia Leaves?

budded inflorescences of a skimmia japonica (Rutaceae), What Is Eating My Skimmia Leaves?

You’ve planted a beautiful skimmia plant in your garden. But what do you do when it seems like an unknown intruder has been snacking on your beloved skimmia’s foliage? Fortunately, we researched what can damage to your plant, and we…

How To Hide A Dead Conifer Hedge

Green wall with died tree shrub, How To Hide A Dead Conifer Hedge

Did your conifer hedge pass unexpectedly and now it looks a little drab? You probably want to hide it or do anything to make it look better, but aren’t sure how. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put…

Are Hollies Acid Loving Plants?

Branches of a winterberry holly bush planted outside the house, Are Hollies Acid Loving Plants?

Figuring out how to treat the soil in your garden for future or existing plants can be confusing. Do you have hollies in your landscape but don’t know whether they prefer acidic soil or not? How acidic should a holly…

How Fast Do Butterfly Bushes Grow?

Butterfly bushes in the field, How Fast Do Butterfly Bushes Grow?

If you are thinking of bushes for your garden, butterfly bushes are a great addition. The butterfly bushes are also known for their fast growth, but just how fast do they really grow? Fortunately, we did research on the background…

7 Variegated Flowering Shrubs

Beauty spring flowering shrubs, 7 Variegated Flowering Shrubs

Shrubs can be an important element in the structure, aesthetic, and even the privacy of your garden. Flowering shrubs in particular can make your garden more appealing for people and pollinators alike. When your shrubs aren’t flowering, though, the leaves…

15 Beautiful Perennial Flowering Shrubs

Gardenia jasminoides common gardenia - 15 Beautiful Perennial Flowering Shrubs

Flowering plants are excellent ways to add color to your garden. If you’re looking for plants for your garden that you don’t have to replant each year, you’re in the right place. We’ve collected some amazing perennial shrubs that you…

11 Ground Cover Evergreen Flowering Shrubs

Ground cover flowering shrubs for the Alpine slide, 11 Ground Cover Evergreen Flowering Shrubs

Are you looking for an option to fill that problematic garden space that will offer color and beauty? If so, consider adding flowering evergreen groundcovers in these locations. These plants add attention and texture to your landscape, limit weed growth,…

11 Mediterranean Flowering Shrubs

Up close photo of a Euphorbia flower showing healthy red petals, 11 Mediterranean Flowering Shrubs

The Mediterranean countries of  Israel, Syria, Bosnia, Morocco, Greece, etc., have such beautiful biodiversity. There are amazing shrubs that originated in those countries that we recommend planting in every garden. Choosing which one best suits your needs might be a…

What To Plant Under Burning Bush

Beautiful autumn Euonymus Bush of bright crimson against the background of dark trees., What To Plant Under Burning Bush

When it comes to landscaping with burning bushes, there are a lot of important decisions to make. What kind of design will work best for your home? And, perhaps most importantly, what should you plant under your burning bush? Luckily,…