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Easy shrubs in containers

Easy shrubs in containers...

Choose the plants according to the conditions in the area where the tubs are to be placed Many of the most decorative shrubs grow well in large pots or tubs. Large tubbed specimens are particularly effec­tive on verandahs and patios, and in areas of open paving.     Shrubs that will grow well in con­tainers include Abutilon, several varieties of Abelia, Agave, Ardisia, Buxus, some varieties of Camellia, Choisya,...
Easy Summer Flowering Shrubs (Part One)

Easy Summer Flowering Shrubs (Part One)...

There is a wide range of summer flowering shrubs to add colour to your garden. There’s nothing quite like the joy of watching the summer­ flowering shrubs burst into bloom, providing colour and a sense of permanence to your garden. What would our gardens be without shrubs? They give an air of permanence, are useful for screening, whether used as formal or informal hedges or shrub bor­ders, complement the trees...
Versatile Shrubs

Versatile Shrubs...

Whether your garden is a tiny subur­ban plot or several thousand square metres in extent, you can have year‑round interest and beauty by growing shrubs. Shrubs are among the most versatile of garden plants. They serve as a rich background to other plants. Planted in good soil, shrubs require little or no fer­tiliser, very little pruning and seldom any spraying against pests or diseases. They will reward you in many...