Trees and shrubs - page 11

Majestic towering trees compete with emblematic shrubs to decorate gardens throughout the year. Stupendous flower-bearing, fragrance-releasing bushes will fit right into any garden and even squeeze onto balconies, decks and terraces to provide nice landscaping features, bird housing and the occasional luscious fruit or off-hand remedy! These pages will share everything on how to plant and what to expect from your shrubs and trees.

Boxwood, always the elegant one

Green all year long, boxwood draws back to the elegance of French gardens. Along edges to organize the garden, or sculpted as as a standalone shape, it is currently making a comeback.
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Pruning boxwood, know it all

Running contrary to popular belief, the pruning of boxwood is actually very easy, and doesn’t endanger your shrub in the least. Pruning boxwood is a practice that
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Cyphomandra, the tomato tree

The tomato tree is a fruit shrub native to the tropics which bears delicious fruits called tamarillo, with firm flesh and a tangy taste.
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Blooming of shrubs one season at a time

To help you choose your shrubs depending on their blooming season, Nature-and-Garden recommends this selection of the most beautiful shrubs for each season.
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Shrubs that bloom in fall

Some shrubs have the advantage of flowering during the entire fall season. They let us make-believe that the summer is extended
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Four-seasons hedge

Why not go for a four-seasons hedge? Bored with drab monochrome conifers? Bring a bundle of delight to the neighborhood with a mixed hedge of ornamental flower, leaf and fruit shrubs.
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Set up a mixed hedge

Setting up a mixed hedge fulfills all the functions of a normal single-species hedge, and provides an added aesthetic touch to your garden that is quite unique
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