About Shrub Selection
Before selecting a shrub for your yard, you must consider many variables beforehand. The right type of shrub planted in the right spot will provide the most enjoyment with the fewest problems over time. The nurseryman says, “Don’t buy a problem!” In this file you will learn how to evaluate your location, and then what to look for in nursery stock when you are ready to buy. You will also find many suggestions about using shrubs for special purposes such as screening for privacy, what to plant in a wet or shaded site, and how to use shrubs to make your yard more inviting for birds and other wildlife.
While you’re here visiting our web site, don’t forget to check our Yardener’s Helper database for information on many different kinds of shrubs and their care. Some of your favorite shrubs may already be listed.