The Viburnum Snowball Bush is shining bright in my GEORGIA GARDENS. This bush is located in an island planter in the driveway. I have to keep it pruned somewhat due to the island being in front of the boat shed. The saint would like for me to remove that island but he has finally given up on that battle as he knows that will NOT happen. Last season, I did not prune it from the top and just let it go to see what would happen. Look at what happen.
Here is the same bush a few years ago. Which look do you prefer? Pruned to round shape or let it go? I will keep it pruned up from the bottom though to keep snakes from taking refuge under it.
I am not sure which I prefer just yet. I will give it this summer to see what happens.
The only problem I see thus far, is a few of the branches are hanging in the pathway of the Saint backing the boat into the shed. They may need to be removed.
It amazes me how the branches stand tall with that much weight on them. I do not know what type bush this is other then Snowball Viburnum as the previous homeowners planted it.
I do nothing other then prune it and add a fresh layer of pine needles as mulch. Each Spring I look forward to the show of this beautiful VIBURNUM SNOWBALL BUSH,
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On a little side note, I have 3 flats of annuals that I would like to get into the soil. Coleus, Pentas, Angelonia Serena, Zennia and Mandevilla to name a few. The weather forecast has possible light frost for the next few days. Mother Nature missed the memo that it is Spring in our neck of the woods. Frost is not normal but could happen. Geez, this gardener is itching to dig in the dirt...
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