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Top 59 Bushes And Shrubs Projects

  1. 1. Nursery Shopping List

    DIY experts discuss 21 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. Spring Greenery

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

  4. 4. How to Plant a Bare-Root Tree or Shrub

    Bare-root trees and shrubs are an economical alternative to those sold as balled-and-burlapped or in containers. Follow these tips on h...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  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. Shrub Varieties

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

  8. 8. More Plant Shopping

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

  9. 9. Forcing Flowering Woody Branches Indoors

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

  10. 10. Groundcovers That Give Lift to Your Landscape

    Crave a bit of dimension, perspective, height and extra color in your groundcovers? DIY Network suggests you consider wide-spreading sh...

  11. 11. Plant Varieties

    DIY experts discuss 11 plant varieties and the planting information for each.

  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Plant Shopping

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

  14. 14. Selecting Trees and Shrubs

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

  15. 15. How To Prepare a Space for a Shrub Border

    Learn how to choose shrubs that are right for your yard, creating cascading waves of color that will last from season to season.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
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