Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :) side yard idea!
The Only Shrubs You Need to Grow.This is a picture of purple smoke bush that ignites the border. Their stems grow straight up like pipe cleaners, a habit which makes them useful additions to any border in need of diverse forms.
5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy) good for privacy fence option
Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) - mature width, plant 3 to 4 feet apart. Measure the height and width of the largest root ball. Then use spray paint to mark out a trench that is two to three times wider and 2 inches shallower than the root ball.
44 Best Shrubs for Containers
Check out 44 Best Shrubs for Containers. You might know some plants and some may surprise you but one thing is sure-- You'll like to have some of these shrubs right away in your container garden.
Propagate boxwood - take stem cuttings in length and remove lower inch of leaves. Plunge into soil that has been amended with lots of peat moss or leaf mold. Keep cuttings moist. In 6 weeks, you have rooted plants.
Gravel around the foundation for drainage, plant shrubs along to help soak up water. Like the idea of the large rock to prevent erosion from the water spicket. Maybe a few cool pots or barrels with plants too? I like :) - Flower Beds and Gardens
Step-by-Step Instructions for Planting Boxwood Hedges