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We currently have 60 shrubs remaining in stock. Sizes vary in height so you're sure to find something that will
fit into either small garden spaces or large areas of your landscape that are ready for greening up. 


Amelanchier/Serviceberry 'Regent'

Amelanchier/Serviceberry 'Regent' 13" Pot $35

Attracts Bees Attracts Birds Fall Foliage
HT:5' SP:4'

White spring flowers produce a bounty of edible fruit through June. Berries are popular for making jelly, and they attract birds into the landscape. A native plant that's easy to grow and provides outstanding yellow-orange leaves through fall. Suckers so it's best suited as a hedge or as a border garden backdrop away from lawn areas.

Fun to watch the robins as they scout for the sweet fruit that they enjoy each summer. 



Berberis 'Lambrusco'

Berberis 'Lambrusco' 13" Pot $35

 Fall Foliage Deer-Resistant
HT:2' SP:5'

Densely arranged leaves coupled with a spreading habit make this new berberis one worth trying. New foliage emerges red and deepens to burgundy through summer. Highly deer-resistant.



Pinus/Mugo Pine

Evergreen 'Mugo Pine' $35'

HT:5' SP:5'

Dwarf-compact pine that stays well-rounded all year. Very hardy and easy to grow. Stock photo (shown) demonstrates how dense the foliage grows.



Physocarpus Fireside

Physocarpus/Ninebark 'Fireside'™ $12

Deer-Resistant Fall Foliage
HT:5' SP:5'

Selected for its striking foliage. Reddish new growth matures to deep red-purple all summer. Powdery mildew resistant and does not brown out late in the season. Pinkish-white flowers are beautiful against the striking red foliage. New for us this season.



Sorbaria

Sorbaria 'Sem' 13" Pot $35

Attracts Bees Attracts Butterflies
HT:4' SP:3'

A breakthrough in color and habit, 'Sem' is an improvement over the Sorbaria offered several years ago. Pinkish-red, fern-like spring foliage unfurls along deep pink stems. By late summer, the foliage turns to dark green, and white blossoms appear that attract honeybees and mason bees as well. Attractive enough to use as container garden planting.

Suckers, so can also be used as a hedge planting. We prune to outside shoots in early spring to keep full.


Spirea Vanhouttei

Spirea Vanhouttei Bridal Wreath $15

Attracts Bees Attracts Butterflies
HT:5' SP:7'

Very hardy with a profussion of white blooms in mid-summer.
Fall foliage turns to shades of orange and red making this a four-season shrub.

Viburnum Euro Compact

Viburnum 'Mohican'

Viburnum (cousin to the snowball bush)

Attracts Bees Attracts Butterflies Fall Foliage Attracts Birds
'Compactum' HT:5' SP:6' 13" Pot $35 (Top Photo)
'Mohican' (shown) HT:8' SP:6' 13" Pot $35

Both provide late-spring to early summer white flowers and dense green foliage through summer, outstanding fall foliage, and red berries that persist through winter. Both are related to the common snowball bush, but with better characteristics.

The leathery folige of 'Mohican' stays well into late fall with dramatic shades of burgundy. Taller than it is wide, this plant is a personal favorite and we have several in our landscape that have thrived for decades. 


 Our shrub selections are available in a range of mature sizes, foliage coloration, and bloom times, so they work well as hedges and screens, as a backdrop for a large garden, and as stand-alone plantings in the landscape. Shrubs provide privacy and a sense of enclosure as we avoid views and noises from intrusive surroundings by creating spaces to relax and enjoy being outdoors. Our belief is that diverse landscapes that include fruiting shrubs provide both food and shelter to attract and sustain beneficial insects and birds, adding an element of interest and aesthetic value to the landscape while keeping pests in check.

While many of the shrubs we offer are natives, we don't disregard noteworthy plants adapted to our regional climate and soils. Zones are not listed; when customers ask, my stock answer is "We grow for this area." 90% of the shrubs we offer are tried and true and growing in my own landscape. The other 1 in 10 (new), are listed as zone 3-4, putting them at the -30 degree potential. 

Water-Wise Xeric (zer-ik) plants with a water-wise symbol do well in a xeriscape grouped together with other water-wise plants. The plants, once established, (second-third year after planting) will thrive with less-frequent, but thorough watering applied to the plant's drip-line. Keep in mind that all newly planted shrubs will require more frequent watering than those that are established. Through the heat of summer, 5 gallons, twice a week, applied directly to the rootball is the rule of thumb.
Deer-Resistant Deer move freely through our landscape. We both have that same "What are you doing in my yard?" expression when we see each other. Look for the Deer Resistant symbol to minimize frustration.
Fall Foliage Fall foliage is a sought-after quality adding seasonal interest. We tend to spend more time outside once daytime temps are more moderate, and being in the gardens through fall, doing those seasonal chores, is more enjoyable when surrounded by beautiful foliage colors. Shades of yellow and orange especially brighten the landscape.
Attracts Bees Blooming shrubs attract, and sustain, honeybees, butterflies, and beneficials.
Birds Shrubs that provide fruit for birds add to the sensory pleasures of gardening and spending time being outside.

Garden designs have moved from foundation to curb since they are often viewed from inside the home. Mixed gardens that include shrubs, perennials, and annuals provide a screen from roadways and allows us to enjoy the gardens from inside looking out as well as from a deck or patio and give homeowners a sense of privacy. After all, wouldn't you rather look at a colorful garden than a roadway?

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