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Six Beautiful Flowering Spring Trees and Bushes

6 Beautiful Flowering Spring Trees and Shrubs with Sensible Gardening

Once spring begins it usually moves ahead at record speed. The grass greens up and the early flowering trees and shrubs take centre stage. A well planned garden will have incorporated several flowering specimens placed in strategic sites. This is what will hold your spring garden together while the bulbs and perennials start to poke up out of the ground.…

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Best Spring Shrub – Viburnum plicatum tomentosum ‘Mariesii’

Viburnum M. growing at Sensible Gardening and Living

Spring is definitely flowering shrub power time but one of my all time favorites is Viburnum Mariesii. Several different cultivars of Viburnum are available with the most common known probably being the “Snowball” bush. As lovely as they all are nothing beats Mariesii for form and shape. With its distinctive layered, tiered branches there is no mistaking it. “Shasta” is…

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