Shrubs

Shrubs of all kinds grow in our gardens. It’s useful to have an overview to determine which ones you want to grow. Here are different articles to help out.

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 flowering shrubs for each season.
Shrub blooming calendar

Best way to plant a tree or shrub, a 2-min video

The planting of a tree or shrub is the most important step in its entire life and proceeding well is easy for it to grow nicely. In this 2 minute video, you’ll discover the key points to watch out for: location and exposure, planting depth, precautions and mistakes to avoid, and smart tips to give […]

Best practices while pruning

Pruning is tantamount to surgery for trees and shrubs. You’ll want to protect them from diseases by ensuring it’s performed perfectly. This video will share how to prepare your pruning tools in just a few minutes. Read more ►

Growing an evergreen hedge

Choosing evergreen shrubs to grow as a hedge is often a great solution to cut off curious onlookers or simply to mark the limits of a garden.
evergreen hedge

11 plant-me-now melliferous shrubs for pollinators

As appealing to us as they are to pollinators, melliferous plant species are where pollinator insects reign as kings. These beautiful flowers are gorged with pollen and nectar offered up for pollinators to feed on, a trade-off that 80% of all flower-bearing species sign up for in order to reproduce.
Pollinator shrubs

Different plants need different mulch

There is a mind-numbing amount of mulches on the market, and it’s never simple to find out which one is best for where you live and the plants you want to mulch.
Mulch like straw is a favorite for many plants

5 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
Shrubs that bloom in fall

Pruning trees and shrubs, why prune and when

Sometimes, it’s better not to prune than to prune wrong. Before going crazy with your hand pruner in the garden, learn why to prune and the do’s and don’ts of pruning.
Schedule for shrub and tree pruning

How to plant a tree or shrub

Planting a tree, shrub, or rose bush is an important for the plant you have just purchased. After growing in a container in a nursery or garden store, your plant
How to plant a tree or shrub

A hedge that’s a haven for birds

Inviting wild birds to forage for snacks in hedges is one of the most thrilling garden shows – and it’s great for the environment, too.
hedge shrubs for birds

Very ornamental berry shrubs

Winter isn’t the season where our gardens bear the most flowers, but it still has every chance of boasting very nice colors with berry shrubs.
arbuste à baies

Setting up a flowered hedge

Hedges protect us from prying eyes, create intimacy, break the wind and protect our gardens. Flowered hedges boast many advantages and can even become truly ornamental.
Flower hedge

Spring blooming shrubs

Wonderful at the beginning of spring, these shrubs are among the first to celebrate spring in our gardens, balconies and terraces with their beautiful flowers. They are often major players in our mixed hedges and shrub beds
Shrub that blooms in spring: soap bush

Cloud pruning for trees and shrubs

Niwaki – this is the Japanese word for cloud pruning. It’s the act of trimming trees into cloud shapes. An ancestral, elaborate art, this cloud pruning technique was developed to create symbolic spaces,
Magnificent example of a cloud-pruned shrub with 8 to 10 clouds and a silver gray trunk.
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