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Top 59 Bushes And Shrubs Projects

  1. 1. Shrub Varieties

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  2. 2. Pruning Shrubs

    Follow these tips from the DIY experts on how and when to prune your tired old shrubs.

  3. 3. Plant Species

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  4. 4. Spring Colors for the Garden

    A DIY Network gardening visitor shares a list of favorite spring-blooming plants.

  5. 5. How to Plant Trees and Shrubs

    Planting trees or shrubs in the fall, before the first freeze or frost, gives the roots time to wander through the soil. Here are a few...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. How to Grow Blueberries

    Blueberry plants can produce fruits for decades. Plant them right and they will reward you with delicious berries for years and years.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. Plant Variety

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  8. 8. Selecting Trees and Shrubs

    A DIY Network gardening expert explains what to look for when buying trees and shrubs from a nursery.

  9. 9. How to Plant Shrubs for Hedging and Privacy

    Planting a shrub hedge adds privacy and helps define spaces.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. Beautiful Flowers and Shrubs

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  11. 11. More Foliage, More Flowers

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  12. 12. Spring Greenery

    DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  13. 13. How To Add Medium-Height Shrubs

    With the tall shrubs in place, now it's time to add some medium-height shrubs.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. How to Plant a Shrub

    Follow these planting tips to help you grow healthy shrubs in your yard for many years to come.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Forcing Flowering Woody Branches Indoors

    The DIY experts describe how to extend the season indoors by forcing branches from spring-flowering trees and shrubs.

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