Let’s face it – most of our flowering shrubs are showy in spring. In order to avoid the lack of color, interest and appeal, incorporation of summer/fall flowering shrubs such as rose of Sharon will infuse color as well as an interesting arching architectural structure to the landscape.
Gardeners can prevent winter damage in their landscapes, but first they need to recognize which plants are at greatest risk. Plant damage during winter is often caused by frost heaving, desiccation or cold temperature injury to roots and crowns. Plants most at risk of winter injury include: late fall-planted trees, shrubs and perennials, broadleaf evergreens, and... Continue Reading →