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Fast-Growing Shade Trees  Want to add some cool beauty to your landscape? Here are fast-growing favorites for shade, screening, and spectacular ornamental beauty

Fast-Growing Shade Trees

Fast-Growing Shade Trees Want to add some cool beauty to your landscape? Here are fast-growing favorites for shade, screening, and spectacular ornamental beauty Lynn OconeThis Old House magazine

Coleus and Hosta "Flower" Beds

50 Brilliant Front Garden and Landscaping Projects You'll Love

river birch tree front landscaping | The stands of birch trees are the stars in this front yard garden bed ...

The stands of birch trees are the stars in this front yard garden bed, which curves gracefully around the side of the house to give an atmosphere of a mountain garden.

Japanese Flowering Cherry  Prunus x yedoensis    Also known as Yoshino Cherry  Fragrant, white-pink flowers  Oriental branching pattern  Deer Resistant  Zones 5 to 8

Japanese Flowering Cherry Prunus x yedoensis Also known as Yoshino Cherry Fragrant, white-pink flowers Oriental branching pattern Deer Resistant Zones 5 to 8

A very nicely done front yard rock garden with mulch. This mixed variety of grasses, trees, and shubs will mature over the years beautifully with very little maintenance or expense.

This is the kind of landscapes Rick puts together.A very nicely done front yard rock garden with mulch. This mixed variety of grasses, trees, and shubs will mature over the years beautifully with very little maintenance or expense.

pHere is a look into what might be good for a smaller yard. These trees are really pretty, theyre popular and most have really pretty colors. Most of them grow to be about 20-30 feet in height. 1. Japanese Maple 2. Crabapple 3.Redbud 4. Flowering Dogwood 5. Golden Chain Tree /p

list of trees that are good for a smaller yard. These trees are really pretty, Most of them grow to be about feet in height. Japanese Maple Crabapple Flowering Dogwood Golden Chain Tree tree (looks similar to lilacs)

dwarf river birch trees - Google Search

River Birch (remember they drop lots of small twig/branches-plant away from walkway/driveway)

vibrant garden cluster

30 Small Backyard Ideas

That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).