Just about any plant can be grown in a container, and that goes for trees and shrubs. Growing them in containers lets you to change the look of your entire landscape by moving a few pots. Learn what trees and shrubs grow well in containers and what containers to use.
Not all trees and shrubs need to be fertilized, but those that flower heavily, are diseased or declining, or grow in difficult urban locations can benefit from a boost of nutrients. Look for these signs and the follow these steps.
Prune summer-blooming shrubs and small trees in spring, to encourage flowering and maintain the size and shape of the plant.
Properly pruning spring-flowering shrubs and small trees after they bloom encourages more flowering in the following year and helps maintain the tree's size and shape.