Conifers pull their weight in the garden like no other! This wonderful group of plants defined by having cone bearing seeds and mostly being evergreen can provide you with sizes ranging from the enormous giant redwood to a tiny dwarf. In between – are more modest sizes and shapes – from ground covers to shrubs to trees.
For practical and functional purposes evergreen conifers can be used in mass (as with arborvitae and yews, below) to screen unwanted views, create privacy, or add, easy, vertical greenery to a wall.
But if you like, unique, get to know the quirky conifers… [Read more]