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from This Old House

10 Best Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color

Smokebush, also known as smoketree, can be allowed to grow as a shrub or be pruned as a small tree. Small yellow flowers open in June. As they fade, long stalks with fuzzy pink hairs spring out, creating the impression that the plant is surrounded by purple to pinkish-tan smoke. These fade away by fall, when the leaves turn yellow or orange-red.| Photo: John Glove/Alarmy |

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Thirty One of the World's Most Amazing Roads

Seven Hills Road in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin!

ornamental trees. Katsura (Cercidiphyllum japonicum). smells like caramel or cotton candy when it loses its lovely blend of orange-, raspberry- and apricot-coloured leaves leaves in the fall. In spring reddish-purple new growth, in summer heart-shaped blue-green leaves, hardy throughout most of the US. sun/part sun, 40-60ft, growth rate: fast, zones 4b-8

from This Old House

How to Build A Raised Planting Bed

Raised Planting Bed Tout

Planting Leland Cypress - fast growing, widely used for screens

Talk about a rainbow of fall color, this beauty was found in Eagle River, WI.

We live in zone 5: American Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis Great Hedge, Privacy Screen, or Windbreak Plant 3' apart for hedge Narrow, Pyramid Shape Typically Grows 20'-30' with 12' spread in urban settings Zones 3 to 7