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Pittosporum - deer will eat this if it's located in an accessible area. They tend to ignore it when it's used as a foundation shrub in the front of a home with walkways and driveways surrounding it.
Variegated Pittosporum- Evergreen great for backdrop color to offset some hydrangeas! Trying them as border plants against a fence.
rosemary in front instead of bush?
Pink Azalea Shrub / ATTRACTS: Brown Thrasher bird. Great for steep hills. IMPORTANT MIGRATION SHRUB!
A tree and shrub guide / infographic: evergreens, deciduous and tropicals. Such a cool tool! Created by a member of RevitCity.
Look at the front shrubs
Stepables, a grassy replacement for walkways and small areas - soft and cool to the touch, and the more they get stepped on, the more they thrive!
Japanese Boxwood - Accent Border - Shrub
Nellie R Stevens Holly- border for privacy and looks good next to different type and color shrubs!
Path through the spring upper garden(May 22) by Four Seasons Garden, via Flickr
Purple Shamrock - Best in shade as front-of-bed edging or ringing a shade shrub such as hydrangeas or rhododendrons. Also nice in a shady flower pot. Companion plants: Under Ferns, Cimicifuga or Variegated Solomon’s Seal.
When and how to prune Gardenia