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Westchester Garden Guide

Cultivating a beautiful garden is an art!  Add property value with a well-manicured and lush, blooming yard this spring and summer.  Westchester Tree Life’s professionals are here to assist you with a plant health care management program, tree and shrub maintenance and more!  Our Westchester Garden Guide is a selection of our favorite perennials, shrubs and trees for your Westchester home!

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Trees & Shrubs

Before you begin shopping around for flowers, select your trees and shrubs!  Selecting trees and shrubs give your garden or backyard structure.  Consider how your trees and shrubs will develop through the seasons!

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The Dogwood Tree – A Dogwood Tree will produce beautiful blooms during springtime, and have a great compact shape!  The leaves turn an eye-catching reddish purple during fall time.

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The Shadblow/Shad/Serviceberry Tree – Another beautiful flowering tree, the Shadblow tree is ideal for a partly-shady area of your yard.  This tree yields apple-like early spring flowers, June fruit and a pinstripe bark.

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This Spicebush gives an excellent pop of color, especially during Autumn.
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The Spicebush – If you are looking to add a colorful understory shrub, consider adding a Spicebush (or two, or three . . .) to your Westchester garden!

Bright & Beautiful Perennials

Perennials return to your garden year after year, when cared for properly!

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Delphinium – Hummingbirds love these bright perennials, and so will you!  Delphiniums require rich soil and cool summers.

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Little Bluestem – This native prairie grass has grey-green foliage which turns bold shades of purple, red and orange in fall.  Plant this in full-sun, and it will reach heights of 2-3 feet tall, and a foot high.

Blooming Shrubs

Add instant romanticism to your property with fresh blooming shrubs!  These beautiful flowering shrubs will give your Westchester home a pop of beauty and color.  If you need help with shrub care in New York, Westchester Tree Life is here to help!

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The bright yellow Forsythia makes for a beautiful addition to any garden or landscape.
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Shrub Care in New York

Westchester Tree Life’s professional team of arborists are here to assist you in plant health care management to ensure that your blooming shrubs maintain their health and beauty all season long!  Westchester Tree Life’s shrub care experts can answer any questions you may have regarding soil, size, watering, and sun exposure.  Read about plant health care management, and view our full service list here.  To request a consultation, fill out our online form here.

The Mountain Laurel

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Adorn your garden with the Mountain Laurel’s pink, white or red blooms!  This beautiful shrub thrives in sun or shade, with moist or well-drained soil.  While the Mountain Laurel is beautiful, some parts of this plants are poisonous, which is something to keep in mind if you have small children.

Do you need help determining if your soil is the proper pH for planting a particular shrub?  Call Westchester Tree Life at (914) 238-0069 for shrub care in New York and Westchester County.

Bridalwreath Spiraea

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 If your Westchester home tends to have dry soil, perhaps the Bridalwreath Spiraea is for you!  Clusters of white flowers bloom mid to late spring and the leaves turn a beautiful color during fall time.  Planting a Bridalwreath Spiraea in your yard will add instant whimsy.

Heath

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Ideal for rock gardens and other areas with well-drained and acidic soil, Heath, also known as Heather, adds a bright pop of color.  This tiny shrub blooms anytime from late winter to early spring; flowers can be pink, white or red.  Heather can grow up to ten inches tall and two feet wide.

To request a free consultation from Westchester County’s Westchester Tree Life, fill out our online form here.