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What are some tips for landscaping bushes and shrubs?

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Some tips for landscaping with bushes and shrubs are to select plants that can thrive in your climate zone and to select low-maintenance varieties. Use shrubs and bushes to accent flower beds, to line driveways or walkways, and to create barriers between spaces.

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What are some tips for landscaping bushes and shrubs?
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When selecting shrubs and bushes, choose varieties that grow well in your area because thriving plants look the most beautiful. Select a variety of dwarf and full-size shrubs to add height to a flower bed. To create a privacy hedge, plant several fast-growing shrubs. Some people choose bushes with thorns or brambles to deter unwanted visitors. Invest in a good pair of trimmers and "train" shrubs by shaping and pruning them regularly.

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