Evocative of childhood memories, lilac fragrance need not mean making room for a large, leggy plant in your landscape. These days, there are some new dwarf lilacs to choose from. If you have the space, the old-fashioned common lilac can provide a lush, green screen when out of bloom or can be pruned and trained into a charming small tree. But for flower borders and containers, the dwarf Korean lilac and other newer hybrids bring lilac perfume up close.
24 Best Flowering Shrubs for Hedges Why fence with rust-prone metal, rot-ready wood, or plastic pickets when you can have lovely floral fretwork to enclose your yard and guide the way through your garden?