Why prune shrubs anyway?

To prune or not to prune, that is the question. Especially now, as cool weather sets in, people want to know if this is the right time to prune their plants. Fertilizing, watering and weeding are sud...

The Power of Shrubs

For years, shrubs have been going out of style. Flowering perennials have gradually taken their place. This is not because perennials are more durable than shrubs. In fact, the opposite has been true...

Fall Color in Shrubs, Too

For good horticultural reasons, orange, gold and burgundy are fixed prominently in the mind as the colors of fall.   These are the colors of Indian corn and the colors assumed by leaves of certa...