Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Stay Green Throughout Winter with Top 15 Broadleaf Evergreens

Evergreens bring color to the winter landscape, keeping properties looking green and lush even during cold weather after deciduous shrubs and trees have shed their leaves. There are two kinds of evergreens, broadleaf and needle leaf. Crabapple LandscapExperts suggests the first group to bring color to the winter landscape on properties we manage

Unlike more northern cities, broadleaf evergreens are plentiful in metro-Atlanta. Southern gardens look inviting despite chilly temperatures because of the many broadleaf evergreen shrubs that add year round interest with their lustrous foliage and textural forms. Many broadleaf evergreens also have beautiful flowers that turn them into seasonal focal points. 
Here are Crabapple LandscapExperts’ Top Broadleaf Evergreens in three categories:

Tough as Nails
Cherry Laurel

Osmanthus - Tea Olive
Illicum - Anise Shrub
Wax Myrtle - Bayberry

Unusual and Appealing
Mountain Laurel
Leatherleaf Viburnum

You can rely on CrabappleLandscapExperts to choose the best broadleaf evergreens to add a welcoming feel to the landscapes you manage that will make your residents feel at ease. Studies have shown calming and restful effects of a great landscape on residents and workers including stress reduction, slowing of heartbeats, brain relaxation, and promotion of a feeling of well-being, and all the while increasing property values. Call your Crabapple Rep to discuss adding some green to your winter landscape. 

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