6 Reasons To Plant A Shrub This Weekend

Shrubs can be a cheap (if you buy ’em small) and easy way to add dynamics to your home’s exterior. Here’s what a shrub can do:

• Create privacy
• Provide interest year-round
• Make a wind break
• Add texture and form to your yard
• Attract birds and butterflies
• Reduce coolings costs

Oh and look, Home Depot is offering a buy 1 shrub, get 1 shrub free coupon. And they tell you how to plant one. Go shrub it up! — BEN POPKEN

Top 10 Reasons to Plant A Shrub [Home Depot via Shakyard]
(Photo: Bill O’leary)