Shrubs in landscape design

Shrubs - an essential element of landscaping parks, yards and gardens. Along with trees and grassy plants, they delight people with their beauty. Most of them are long-lived, do not require time-consuming care...


Shrubs are less whimsical than most herbaceous plants. It will take only a few hours a year to care for them, and often the shrubs do not require attention to themselves.

Shrub Features


Shrubs - the most important material for creating hedges, small architectural forms and "green sculpture" - from geometric shapes to intricate fantastic shapes. When creating landscape design
shrub is an indispensable material.

With the help of ordinary garden shears, the skillful hands of gardeners create unique masterpieces of topirian art, i.e. curly hairs plants. We can say that this beautiful type of human activity exists precisely because of the bushes.

The most important thing is to choose the right place and plant them in accordance with the laws of agricultural engineering, cut it in time (not only maintain the trimmed forms, but also rejuvenate old bushes), sometimes feed it with fertilizers. And grateful plants will delight you with fresh gloss of leaves, flowers and spectacular fruits.

Shrubs - favorites homestead and suburban areas


The luxurious and extremely hardy ordinary lilac is well known and very popular. It must be remembered (especially if you have acquired any new variety) that old lilac varieties grow on their roots. Over time, the plants turn into large bushes that exceed human growth. New varieties need to be planted in the wilderness, this requires certain knowledge and skills. In this way, not only lilacs are planted, but also garden roses, hawthorn, and cornel.

ordinary lilac ordinary lilac

Jasmine
at the height of summer, in the off-season flowering of spring and autumn plants, is covered with delicate white fragrant flowers. As a rule, jasmine blooms on new branches. Therefore, every 2-3 years (in early August) it is necessary to prune bushes. It forms the crown of the plant, improving its appearance, and also stimulates the growth of young shoots. Next year the renewed jasmine bush will be covered with flowers.

Jasmine Jasmine

Barberry
- one of the most popular deciduous shrubs in the decoration of homestead territory. The plant is often used in landscape design. It attracts with ductility in work and unpretentiousness in care. A variety of colors of leaves and forms of the bush provided the barberry with wide use in decorating landscapes. The constant coloring of the leaves of the barberry can be green, yellow or purple, and by the autumn the leaves of the shrub change color.

In landscape design hedges from multi-colored barberry bushes are often used. It should be noted that plants with colored leaves are more light-requiring. With the help of special garden shears, the barberry bush can be easily turned into a cube, a ball or another nice figure.

Barberry Barberry

Extremely beautiful "Snow Globe" or Viburnum opulus - Roseum. Its flowers are very similar to big friable snowballs, however, the plant does not tie fruit. This shrub propagates only in a vegetative way. But it blooms long and very impressive.


Viburnum opulus - Roseum Viburnum opulus - Roseum

Kuril tea
or potentilla blooms continuously, from early summer to late autumn. Dozens of Potentilla plants growing together can turn a large space into a flowering carpet.


blooms blooms


Many other shrubs, such as roses, forsythia, cotone killers, spireas, and hawthorn are worthy of attention. The kingdom of shrubs is so diverse that it is impossible to cover it in one review.

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