The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.
This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.
Narrow shrubs are referred to as columnar in shape, and they are ideal for a small garden.
Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.
Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.
Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.