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  1. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Thanks for the suggestion of roses--the local deer love them. I lost all the roses/buds/new shoots on my 23 roses a few months ago....

    Sep 19, 2017 at 12:47 PM
  2. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Thank you for the suggestion. The deer don't appear to eat the Abelia I have in the front. So will check your suggestion out. Hebe I...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:08 AM
  3. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Thanks for the suggestions. Am not a fan of Skimmia japonica but the other two are possibilities.

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:06 AM
  4. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Osmanthus is a possibility, but not Ilex as these seem to be very slow growing. The hunt continues. Hitting the nurseries today to see...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 9:42 AM
  5. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    See what you mean. This isn't a case of screening off something, but rather enhancing "curb appeal". Neighbours plant the same old,...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 9:39 AM
  6. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    You won't believe this, but California lilac won't grow in our garden for some reason--also the "city garden employee" really likes to...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 2:34 PM
  7. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Thought about that. Arp does well here (at least for a couple of years, and you do get the blue/lavender flowers. I really did want...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 2:27 PM
  8. Jenny Victoria replied to the thread Evergreen shrub needed for front of house.

    Boxwood wouldn't work, nor planters. The beds in front of the house are about 25 feet long on either side of the front door and the...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 9:44 AM
  9. Jenny Victoria posted a new thread.

    Evergreen shrub needed for front of house

    I am looking for an evergreen shrub for the front of my house. Height to be about 3 ft. at maturity. The site is south facing and...

    Forum: Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

    Sep 13, 2017 at 3:40 PM