What makes a great front yard shrub? Is it the flowers, foliage, growth habit, height, or some combination of all characteristics?
Before answering this question, you have to ask yourself what exactly you’re looking for in a front yard shrub. If you’ve just moved into a newly built house, you might be starting with a blank canvas but if you’re looking to fill up a particular spot, some shrubs will work better than others.
Magnolias. Oh, how they make the first weeks of spring shine! Coveted for their GORGEOUS flowers, these trees are staples in USDA growing zones 3-9.
Loving these trees and growing them are two different things though. Follow along as we cover the basics of keeping magnolia trees happy and healthy.