Best shrubs for amateur gardeners

Which shrubs are best for an amateur gardener to grow? Are there any that don't need pruning etc?

Asked by Bill on 13th Dec 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"in my opion any shrub you have will to prune the dead out also you won't go wrong with some red robin/hydrangea/dog wood just a couple of ideas for you"
Answered on 13th Dec 2022 - Member since Sep 2021 - report
"Japanese Spindle Tree (Euonymus japonicus):Evergreen shrub"
Answered on 14th Mar 2024 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"My friend
Everything needs attention in these world
In small words no
They are some slower growing ones
Invest some time do some research which one suitable for the size and place to grow in your garden
Good luck
Answered on 15th Dec 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"In short the best shrubs are ones that grow easily in your area, a quick tip is look around see what grows well in neighbouring gardens but yes they will need pruning unless very slow growing. It’s not difficult to prune, many plants are just trimmed like you would a hedge."
Answered on 13th Jan 2023 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Most native shrubs thrive hear happy to supply lists"
Answered on 14th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Hi there. Try acers ie Japanese maple ,cordylines small adapters. Also Budleigh the butterfly shrub great for colour and wildlife."
Answered on 13th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Mahonia. Also known as 'winter sun', this evergreen plant has shiny leaves and spreading shrubs. ..."
Answered on 25th Feb 2024 - Member since Aug 2023 - report
"The best shubs to plant or even small trees are all year round shrubs or evergreens which you can get from most garden shops and diy company's"
Answered on 27th Apr 2024 - Member since May 2018 - report
"Depends where you are...all plants need looking after have a look whats growing in your area ."
Answered on 9th Feb 2024 - Member since Feb 2024 - report
"Low ones or most likely those artificial one is the best as they don’t grow but yeah just an idea"
Answered on 14th Mar 2024 - Member since Feb 2024 - report
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