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Winter Does Not Have to be Brown and Gray

by: Sharon Ashworth
Horticulture Program Assistant 

You might think the winter landscape a bit dull after fall exits in a blaze of glory. The sweet gum and sugar maple trees were stunning this year, but do you have something in your landscape to look forward to this winter? Try some interesting shrubs that will bring in the birds for your winter enjoyment. 

Click any of the images below to learn more about these wonders of the colder seasons. 


Pictures are from the Missouri Botanical Garden website
 Red-stick dogwood

 Buttonbush (Arkansas Native Plant Society)

 Beautyberry (Texas A&M)
 Winterberry (EMG Northern VA)