Flowering Shrubs

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    Exciting Broadleaf Evergreens

    There are few groups of plants more valuable in the garden than broadleaf evergreens. They give the garden structure and interest when not much else is going on. This varied…

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    Favorites from Moyra’s Garden

    We’re visiting Moyra Bunger’s garden today. I live near Syracuse, New York, on the banks of Limestone Creek. I've lived here for 34 years and have enjoyed turning the property…

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    Deb’s Whimsical Garden

    Hello! This is Deb Jedynak, a Master Gardener living in Zone 6b, Holland, Michigan. Although autumn has crept in to allow summer to fade away, I'm still planting in the…

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    ‘Spring Lace’ Viburnum Is a Compact Workhorse Shrub

    In 2017 Bailey Nurseries sent me four ‘Spring Lace’ viburnums to trial. When in flower in spring, they have become one of my most asked-about plants. An interspecific cross developed…

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    5 Gorgeous Camellias for Sun

    Camellias (Camellia spp. and cvs., Zones 6–10) are mostly thought of as shade shrubs, and common camellia (Camellia japonica, Zones 7–9) varieties do look best in the shade. The foliage…

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    Carla’s Garden Tour

    Today’s photos are from Carla Z. Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. I was part of my very first garden tour on June 24, The Hardy Plant Society Mid Atlantic Member Garden…

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    More of May in Carla’s Garden

    Yesterday, Carla Zambelli shared the abundance of spring in her Malvern, Pennsylvania, garden with us, and today we’re back to revel in even more of the beauty of this time…

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    The Merry Month of May in Carla’s Garden

    Carla Zambelli is sharing the abundance of spring in her Malvern, Pennsylvania, garden with us today. May means rhododendrons, azaleas, peonies, the first roses, and more! The garden is awash…

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    Wendy’s Albuquerque Garden

    Hi! My name is Wendy Blair, and I’m a Master Gardener from Albuquerque, New Mexico. My family moved here from Los Angeles in 2011 and bought a home on an…

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    Bill’s Illinois Garden

    Today’s offering is from Bill Marvin, a landscape designer living in Skokie, Illinois. My background is graphic design, and I don’t consider myself a master gardener. I think I’ve just…