My Favorite Fall-Colored Landscape Shrub

There are so many landscape shrubs that brighten autumn with rich colors, that it’s hard to pick a favorite. Sumac is a classic. Viburnums are great. Shrub forms of Amur maple color up richly. But one stands out for me: burning bush. Burning bush has several other common names, including winged euonymus. When talking about…
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Multipurpose Winter-Hardy Shrub With Healthy Fruit

Looking for a shrub that’s a little out of the ordinary? Plant an Aronia. Never heard of it? You might recall Aronia made all the news several years ago, as one of the new super-fruits that was packed with health benefits. Aronia berries were found to have 3 times the antioxidants of blueberries, and a…
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