Shrubs are a landscaping favourite: they provide a visual composition for your outdoor setting and offer beautiful colours even in the wintertime. They also protect your garden from the wind – and maybe even from snooping eyes.
However, shrubs are very susceptible to damage from the winter weather. You might not notice any problems until the following spring when shrubs are either in recovery mode or dying! Though harsh winter weather and voracious animal appetites can wreak havoc on your shrubbery, here’s how you can help them avoid all the dead branches, frostbite, and chewed bark that often come with winter.