Some tips for landscaping using evergreens include considering an evergreen's mature size before planting and choosing plants that are suitable for the climatic conditions of the region. It is helpful to consider the pur... More »

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Conifers, such as spruce, pine, rosemary and yew, are evergreen trees and shrubs. Boxwood, holly and Evergreen Viburnum are deciduous evergreen shrubs. Yucca is an evergreen succulent. More »

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Some popular dwarf evergreen trees include Alberta blue, dwarf blue subalpine fir, and "Feelin’ Blue" deodar cedar. Alberta blue is a smaller version of the popular larger Alberta blue spruce. It grows to a height of 5 t... More »

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Select evergreens for landscaping by first considering the color, shape, texture and mature size of the trees or shrubs. Use only a few varieties, and make sure they have a specific purpose in the landscape before purcha... More »

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Mature trees add privacy and value to the property more than simple landscaping and flower gardens. But careful planning is necessary to successfully bring mature trees into a property and assure their survival. More »

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One difference between a Japanese maple tree and an evergreen is that the maple is a deciduous tree and loses its leaves in winter while the evergreen is coniferous. The Japanese maple has feathery red-purple leaves that... More »

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When landscaping with shrubs and trees, the grower should choose varieties that grow well in the soil conditions, light and climate. The mature size of the shrub or tree matters more than its current size. Size, color an... More »

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