Three Ways to Use Shrubs and Trees in Your Yard

    Written by Family Video Coupon on December 8, 2014. Posted in Designer gardens, Garden design, Plants for gardening

    Low maintenance plants for landscaping

    When asked to name the key feature of a great, well-landscaped yard, most people would likely list off fire pits, decks and patios, beautiful flowers or the perfect shade of green grass. Few would probably say shrubs and trees, which are often used to create a backdrop for the space rather than functioning as a standout feature. However, shrubs and trees are a vital part of any landscape design: they provide privacy, shelter your home from wind and noise, and help your yard look full and lush in all seasons. If you’re interested in using these often unappreciated plants in your garden, consider these easy uses below!

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    Starting a Garden Doesn’t Have to be Intimidating

    Written by Family Video Coupon on February 17, 2014. Posted in Designer gardens, Mulching, Perennial plants for sale

    Shrubs and trees

    “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace,” May Sarton, the American poet, once said. Increasingly, younger generations are turning to gardening as a way to reconnect with nature, slow down their pace, and add beauty to their lives. A hobby that was once considered the mainstay of retirees, gardening is finding new fans in the young and old alike.

    Starting a garden can be intimidating, especially for those who have dabbled before, full of hope, only to end up with small or dead plants on their hands. With practice, though, gardening with plants and shrubs, and designing a landscape, can be something that offers great pleasure and reward. Here are several tips for getting started.

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