No landscaping project is complete without trees & shrubs. Trees are essential for landscaping because they can provide privacy, protection from wind, shade on those hot summer days and even entertainment for children who like to climb them. Shrubs on the other hand, are hardy, evergreen plants that can add a deep green tone to your landscaping design.
Most shrubs can live in harsh conditions, yet still look as if they are thriving. Of course, be sure to read the labels on any plants you want to purchase to make sure they can handle your current environment. One thing to keep in mind is not all plants can survive is all planting zones, so be sure to check out the planting zone map of the US to see where you home resides.
Browse this site and you will find tons of ideas for trees & shrubs for your home. Tree & Shrub Photos. Shrubs & Tree Picture Gallery. If you are planning to use trees for privacy, youâ€™ll probably want to plant fast growing trees so you get the privacy you need quickly. As far as a generally popular tree, you may want to consider planting a weeping cherry tree.