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Small conifers full of charm
Trees and shrubs

Small conifers full of charm

As winter begins, the garden loses its architecture and greenery. Restructure it by making good use of the vegetative palette offered by small conifers. Dwarf pine and cedar, false cypress or Korean fir, there are many small, slow-growing conifers. Small conifers Unlike their big brothers who take all the place for them, the small conifers (pines and dwarf cedars, false cypresses, Korean fir…), often originating in Asia, have a very slow growth and remain small.

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Caragana: a very original shrub

The caragana, or Siberian beetle tree, is an original spring-flowering shrub. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Caragana arborescens Family: Fabaceae Type: Shrub Height: 3 to 5 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: May to June Very comfortable in the sun, it is particularly suited to flower beds shrubs, in isolation or even in container culture.
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Ash: a tree full of assets

Ash is a beautiful tree, used for its wood but also for its virtues and health benefits.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Fraxinus excelsiorFamily: OleaceaeHeight: 10 to 30 mExposition: SunnySoil: Rich, rather limestoneFoliage : Deciduous - Flowering: March to May Read also: health benefits and virtues of ash Planting ash The Ash is planted in the fall in ordinary soil, ideally enriched or naturally rich.
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Korean White Forsythia

White forsythia is a great alternative to the famous golden yellow forsythia by bringing a touch of creamy white to your garden, balcony or terrace.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Abeliophyllum distichumFamily: OleacéesType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 2 m Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary, not too chalky Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: March - April Although bearing the same name as the yellow forsythia, they are not of the same species.
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Holly: there is no lack of quills!

Holly is a shrub that grows spontaneously in most regions and that everyone knows for its prickly foliage.In summary, what you need to know: Name: IlexFamily: AquifoliaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 5 mExposition: Sunny and mid -ombreSoil: OrdinaireFoliage: EvergreenFlowering: MayFructuring: November to March Also read: holly, it's magic!
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Bottle rinse: a very original shrub

The bottle rinser is a small shrub, original and very decorative.In summary, what you should know: Name: Callistemon citrinusFamily: MyrtaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: Sunny and semi-shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering: May to September Maintenance, from planting to pruning through watering are all actions that will participate in the proper development of your bottle rinser.
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Small conifers full of charm

As winter begins, the garden loses its architecture and greenery. Restructure it by making good use of the vegetative palette offered by small conifers. Dwarf pine and cedar, false cypress or Korean fir, there are many small, slow-growing conifers. Small conifers Unlike their big brothers who take all the place for them, the small conifers (pines and dwarf cedars, false cypresses, Korean fir…), often originating in Asia, have a very slow growth and remain small.
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Create your bonsai!

The Egyptians potted the tree for easier transport, the Chinese for aesthetic reasons and the Japanese were masters in the art of bonsai. Why not try to create a miniature tree too? tree ends up in a hollow of rock, it grows there if it finds a little soil and enough light and water.
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Oak: the king of forests

Oak is one of the most common and majestic trees when it reaches large sizes.In summary, what you should know: Name: QuercusFamily: FagaceaeType: TreeHeight: 15 to 35 mExposition: SunnySoil: Little limestoneFoliage : Deciduous - Flowering: Spring - Harvest: Autumn .
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Acacia ball: planting, pruning, maintenance

The acacia ball is a very beautiful ornamental tree.In summary, what you should know: Name: Robinia pseudoacacia UmbraculiferaFamily: FabaceaeHeight: 6 to 8 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryCharacteristics: Ornamental tree in a gardenMaintenance: Easy - Foliage: CaducPlanting, pruning and maintenance, find our advice to have a beautiful acacia ball.
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Virginia sumac, the vinegar

Virginia sumac, or staghorn sumac, is a small tree with a rounded habit that is appreciated for its red fruits but which also has an invasive side.In summary, what you should know: Name: Rhus typhinaFamily: AnacardiaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 5 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: June to August Planting Virginia sumac Unimportant, Virginia sumac planting takes place in both spring and fall.
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Chinese viburnum, spring snow

Breathtaking flowering, beautiful foliage, decorative fruits… Birds and insects love Chinese viburnum. And we understand them! Just as much as their breathtaking flowering, it is also the silhouette of viburnum plicatum that makes them so splendid. The tiered branches make up an architecture that is rare in the plant world and most recognizable.
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Japanese Hydrangea: False Hydrangea

The Japanese hydrangea, also nicknamed false hydrangea, is a very beautiful summer flowering shrub.In summary, what you should know: Name: Schizophragma hydrangeoidesFamily: HydrangeaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 5 to 8 mExposition: Partial shade and shade Soil: Rather rich Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: May to August Maintenance, from planting to flowering, contributes to the good development of your hydrangea.
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Sprouted shrub, or in tree

We appreciate the germander for its pretty evergreen silvery and slightly bluish foliage.In summary, what you should know: Name: Teucrium fruticansFamily: LamiaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 1.5 mExposition: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drainedFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering : February to August Planting of shrub germander We plant germander preferably in spring, it resists heat and frost down to -10 ° which makes it a hardy plant.
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Symphorine, the pearl tree

Snowberry is well known for the pretty berries it offers at the end of summer and in winter.In summary, what you need to know: Name: SymphoricarposFamily: CaprifoliaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 mExposition: Sunny, partial shade : Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: Summer Particularly suitable for hedge or isolated culture, it will also attract birds to your garden.
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A garden of colorful bark

Don't let your garden lose its colors in winter! Transform it into an attractive place all year round by planting trees with decorative bark.Introduced for an ornamental purpose, trees with decorative bark present an infinite number of colors and textures.Snake skin effect in some marbled maples such as Acer pectinatum.
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Crinodendron: the lantern tree

The crinodendron is a very beautiful shrub whose flowering in summer enchants our gardens.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Crinodendron hookerianumFamily: ElaeocarpaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 2 to 10 m (depending on varieties) Exposure: Part shade, Sun Soil: Rather rich Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: May to July Maintenance, from planting to pruning will improve the development of the crinodendron and the flowering Planting of the crinodendron The crinodendron likes sunny places but is afraid when it is too hot.
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White elderberry: Canadian elderberry

The white elder is a beautiful flowering shrub, renowned for its edible fruits which also makes birds happy.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Sambucus canadensisFamily: AdoxaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 3 to 5 mExposition: Sunny or mid -shade Soil: Indifferent Foliage: Deciduous - Flowering: June to July Also read: black elderberry, from planting to berry harvest Planting white elderberry White elderberry can be planted either in autumn or in spring.
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Hebe: the shrubby speedwell

Shrub speedwell offers spectacular flowering and beautiful foliage.In summary, what you need to know: Name: HebeFamily: ScrofulariaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 30 to 150 cmExposure: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: EvergreenFlowering: Spring, summerL Care, from planting to pruning, should help promote the appearance of these wonderful flower spikes.
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Callistemon: the famous bottle rinser

Callistemon is a small shrub, both original and very decorative.In summary, what you should know: Name: Callistemon citrinusFamily: MyrtaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: Evergreen - Flowering : Summer Maintenance, from planting to pruning through watering are all gestures that will participate in the good development of your callistemon.
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