CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Memorial Day weekend is shortly approaching, and for those who’re pondering of getting a yard barbecue, listed below are some recommendations on bushes and shrubs to plant to spruce up your yard!
Proper now, rhododendrons are at the moment in bloom at your native backyard heart. (They could be delayed by per week or two because of the cooler climate earlier this spring at your home.) Rhododendrons show spectacular clusters of vibrant flowers and may develop to be fairly massive.
At Pemberton Farms in Cambridge, there are lots of totally different types of hydrangeas to select from if you need a extra basic New England shrub in your yard. In case you plan to plant one in a shady spot, oakleaf hydrangeas are an ideal alternative. Climbing hydrangeas develop rather well within the shade, too.
One other well-liked decide is the countless summer season hydrangea with the basic blue flower you usually see on Cape Cod.
If you have already got a hydrangea in your yard, don’t overlook to go away about 2 to three ft of the woody stems from final yr to help the brand new progress this spring.
Lastly, it’s additionally a good time to plant rose bushes. I grew up with a rose backyard and keep in mind seeing little bugs on the leaves on a regular basis. Mark from Pemberton Farms advised bringing residence a bucket of ladybugs. It’s a pure and simple method to deal with bugs. An amazing tip for those who don’t like to make use of pesticides and hold every thing natural.
Get pleasure from and comfortable gardening! Share your spring backyard footage by tweeting me at @SarahWroblewski