The Q&A Archives: Shrubs and Trees

Question: My husband and I have just built a house in laporte minnesota, and I was wondering what would be the best type of shrubs and trees to plant around the house.I am completly new to gardening and landscaping.HELP

Answer: Congratulations on your new home! There are hundreds of tree and shrubs from which to choose, but which ones are best really depend upon the exposure to sunshine each area of your landscape receives. One of the best resources for you is through the University of Minnesota. Here's a publication I think you will find helpful:

It lists the best trees and shrubs for your locale, along with planting tips. Enjoy your new landscape!

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