Plants - Trees and Shrubs

Cheer up your sleeping garden with spring-flowering trees and shrubs

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CanadianGardening.com

After a long winter in hibernation, these colourful blooms kick-start the season


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Forsythias: One of the first signs of spring
Stunning showers of golden blooms are the reward for the gardener who favours this low-maintenance beauty

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Grow dependable, delightful dogwood


The dogwood family boasts an enviable pedigree. Here are some of the best bracts to add to your garden.



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The bloomerang purple lilac

This new breed doesn’t stop blooming in spring. Expect blooms throughout the summer, too.

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Magical magnolias

Add an exotic touch to the spring garden with the tried-and-true and the new


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Witch hazel: A tree that blooms in winter

The tiny yellow flowers of witch hazel warm the winter months and usher in spring


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The graceful beauty of ornamental cherry trees

Though their delicate blooms may be fleeting, the graceful beauty of ornamental cherry trees is delightful year-round


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Growing crabapples

With bursts of white, pink or red blooms in spring, here are some new thoughts on an old Canadian favourite



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Pruning advice for your spring-flowering shrubs

TLC tips to ensure that glorious bursts of spring colour reappear year after year

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