Category Shrubs

Shrubs offer structure, color, and texture to landscapes, standing as the versatile middle ground between fleeting flowers and towering trees. Whether it’s the springtime bloom of azaleas, the summer fragrance of lilacs, or the year-round evergreen presence of boxwoods, shrubs play a pivotal role in crafting layered and dynamic garden designs.

This section journeys through the diverse world of shrubs, providing insights into their selection, pruning techniques, and the myriad design possibilities they offer. Whether you’re seeking to create a privacy hedge, a focal point, or simply add depth to your garden, shrubs promise a blend of form, function, and floral display.

Shrubs for shade

20+ shrubs for shade

Choosing appropriate shrubs for shade gardens and low-light spots is key to creating a vibrant…

Shrubs in front of house

How to grow shrubs

The presence of thriving, vibrant shrubs often enhances the charm of a garden. These woody…

Dwarf juniper

14 shrubs for dry shade

If you’re like many homeowners, you’ve already experienced the disappointment of planting something in a…

Dwarf mugo pine (pinus mugo var. Pumilio)

25+ small evergreen shrubs

Small evergreen shrubs are perfect for accenting gardens and walkways. They provide year-round green color,…