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Best Small Trees for the Landscape






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Amelanchier x ‘Cumulus’
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 20’- 30’ White Spring Orange-red
Amelanchier x grandiflora
Apple Serviceberry ‘Autumn Brilliance’ and ‘Princess Diana
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 20’- 25’ White Spring Yellow-orange
Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata’
Upright European Hornbeam
Sun, Part Shade Typical 30’- 40’ Not Showy   Orange
Cercis canadensis
Redbud ‘Forest Pansy,’ ‘Covey,’ (5-8’), and variety Alba
Sun Organic 20’- 30’ Purple Early Spring Yellow
Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendula’
Weeping Katsura Tree ‘Amazing Grace’
Sun Organic 15’- 25’ Purple Early Spring Yellow-Apricot
Cercidiphyllum magnificum ‘Pendula’
Weeping Katsura Tree
Sun Organic 25’- 50’ Not Showy Spring Golden Bronze
Chionanthus virginicus
Fringe Tree
Sun, Part Shade Typical, Native 12’- 20’ White Spring Red-Purple
Cornus mas
Cornelian Cherry Dogwood
Sun, Part Shade Typical 20’- 25’ Yellow Early Spring Yellow
Cladrastis kentukea
American Yellowood
Sun Organic, Native 30’- 50’ White Spring Yellow
Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’
Winter King Hawthorn
Sun Typical, Native 20’- 35’ White Spring Not Significant
Crataegus crus-galli inermis
Thornless Cockspur Hawthorne
Sun Typical, Native 20’- 30’ White Spring Yellow
Evodia danielli
Korean Evodia
Sun Organic 25’- 30’ White Summer Yellow, Purple, Red
Koelreuteria paniculata
Goldenrain Tree
Sun Typical 30’- 40’ Yellow Summer Green, Ashy-Brown
Magnolia Stellata ‘Royal Star’
Royal Star Magnolia
Sun Organic 15’- 20’ White Spring Brown
Magnolia x loebneri ‘Merril’
Merril Magnolia
Sun Organic 25’- 30’ White Spring Orange, Purple, Red
Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’
Elizabeth Magnolia
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 30’- 50’ Yellow Spring Brown-Red
Magnolia ‘Butterflies’
Butterflies Magnolia
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 18’- 20’ Yellow Spring Brown-Red
Magnolia (Little Girl Series)
‘Jane,’ ‘Becky,’ ‘Susan,’ and ‘Ricky’
Sun Organic 8’- 15’ Pink Spring Yellow-Brown
Magnolia virginiana
Sweetbay Magnolia variety austalis
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 10’- 20’ White Spring Orange-Brown
Malus species
Crabapple ‘Sugar Tyme,’ ‘Donald Wyman,’ and ‘Prairefire’
Sun, Part Shade Organic, Native 15’- 25’ White, Purple Spring Red
Prunus serrulata ‘Kwansan’
Kwanzan Oriental Cherry
Sun Typical 20’- 25’ Pink Spring Bronze-Red
Prunus subhirtella ‘Pendula’
Weeping Higan Cherry
Sun Typical 25’- 30’ Pink Spring Scarlet
Prunus ‘Snow Fountain’
Snow Fountain Cherry
Sun Typical 10’- 15’ White Spring Yellow-Brown, Russet
Prunus ‘Hally Jolivette’
Hally Jolivette Flowering Cherry
Sun Typical 10’- 15’ Light Pink Spring Orange-Brown
Prunus x ‘Okame’
Okame Plum
Sun Typical 20’- 30’ Pink Early Spring Yellow-Green
Prunus yedoenis
Yoshino Cherry ‘Akebono’
Sun Typical 25’ Pink, White Not Showy Yellowish
Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’
Aristocrat Flowering Pear
Sun Typical 30’- 50’ White Not Showy Yellow
Pyrus calleryana ‘Cleveland Select’
Cleveland Select Pear
Sun Typical 30’- 50’ White Not Showy Yellow
Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac
Sun Organic 20’- 30’ Whit Not Showy Orange-Brown

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  • I wanted to take a minute to tell you how wonderful our installation looks. We can’t thank you enough for your terrific design. The crew that did the work was just great – it was like Christmas everyday coming home from work to see what new things were in or were done.

  • Denny – I just wanted to let you know how pleased we are with your services. Woody’s design and selections have far exceeded our expectations. If is a pure delight to go out onto our lower patio, our deck or our screened in porch and just relax and commune with nature.

  • Dear Woody,
    Just a line to tell you how much I appreciate the beautiful work you have done landscaping our yard. The design was perfect – the plants, shrubs, stepping stones and even the sod was planted with meticulous care. I appreciate your good work. Thank you .. very much

  • Dear Denny,
    Bottom Line: It certainly does pay to do business with a fine professional firm such as yours!
    Thanks to you and your organization and special thanks to Woody as well.

  • The patio landscaping is so wonderful. Everyone I have met or talked with in your organization have been as helpful and so careful with the surrounding property. Thank you. A hugh thank you to you form the designs because you captured what I like to look at and take care of. Thanks again

  • Dear Woody,
    We wanted to let you know how absolutely pleased we are with our beautiful new landscaping.
    Last night as we sat outside Vito said “This isn’t just the prettiest backyard I’ve ever had, it’s the prettiest back yard I’ve ever seen.” Thank you so much. We just couldn’t be happier.

  • Dear Mr. McKeown,
    Thank you, not only for your excellent work in relation to this specific undertaking, but for all the help Bloomin’ Garden has provided us with over the years.

  • Dear Woody: The landscaping at my home looks beautiful! You were right, the bed is a great look. I am in love with all of it! Thank you so much. Just love everything about it!

  • Hi Woody – We love the design, and I can’t say enough about the professionalism and high quality work of your landscape crew. Every detail is meticulously handled from the edging to moving boulders to the judicious use of pine straw (under budget!).

  • Woody, The knowledge and professionalism of you and your team are your greatest assets. Your help from the planning stage to your on-site supervision of our of our current effort made the job go as planned. And the work crew did an excellent job. We look forward to working with you again. Express our appreciation to your entire team, especially Steve and Steve. Thanks for the great job

  • Dear Woody, Thank you so much! We absolutely love our new look! I drive up to my home after a difficult day and feel a sense of order, peace, and contentment. Working with you was one of the best experiences we have ever had! Perry and I remark about how professional, attentive, responsive, and accessible you have been and that my friend, speaks volumes about you, the company and our satisfaction!

  • Woody: hi! We are at the end of another gardening season and I am taking this opportunity to thank you for creating my beautiful landscape. My backyard-screened porch is my favorite place to hang out in the summer, a vacation without leaving the house! Thank you again! Enjoy your down time (is there really such a thing?) and see you in the Spring! Take care

  • Matt and I are so thrilled with our new plants and landscape design. We are so happy with your work and appreciate all of your effort put into this project. The landscape crew did a wonderful job with the installation. Thank you for taking the time explaining all of the different variety of plants and the detailed plant care instructions. You are truly an asset to Denny McKeown’s landscape design team. Thank you

  • Dear Woody,
    I just wanted to thank you and your crew for the beautiful job on our yard! The yard has never looked better than it does now! Thank you for listening and making our home look the best it can be! I’ll always recommend you and Bloomin’ Garden!

  • Hi Woody, Your crew was here Sat. and as always did a great job! They are so friendly and answer my questions-pleasure to work with them!

  • Hi Woody, You and your guys did an excellent job on the yard. Please let them know how pleased I am with their work, Thank you!

  • Dear Mr. McKeown,
    Greg and his crew were very professional, efficient and thorough as well as outgoing and friendly.
    We wanted you to know how pleased we are with the results of their work. Our “Thanks” to Greg and his crew for a job Well Done You are so lucky to have such good and dedicated men. Again – our thanks to all

  • My word! We could not be happier. Your guys were amazing and we feel like this was the best money we have spent. Thank YOU. We will spread the word about how awesome you guys were every chance we get.

  • Hi Greg the front yard looks awesome! Thank you so much for your help! You transformed the entire look of the house. We love it! Thanks

  • just wanted to let you know that Mike and Steve did an AMAZING job today and grounds look AWESOME!! I can’t put into words how pleased I am with the results – worth every penny!

  • Dear Woody, I thought you might enjoy seeing how nicely your plantings are developing. Thanks again very much for improving the appearance of our house through your artistic choices.

  • It was a pleasure to work with everyone at Denny McKeown’s. You, the person I spoke to in the office, the young man who assisted me at the store and the gentleman who called to let me know tha the workers were at my house have been very courteous. I have referred Denny McKeown to two co-workers.

  • Woody, The yard looks fantastic!
    I again want to thank you for your ideas, installation and replacing the bushes without hesitation. You can be proud!

  • Hi Greg! Just wanted to write and say THANK YOU! We have been very happy with our decision to have Denny McKeown do our landscaping and appreciate your help and willingness to replace plants that don’t seem to do well. THANKS

  • Hi Greg, Would like to absolutely echo Kelly – your help with the planning and the hands-on help yesterday were very much appreciated by everyone and the key factor in getting this project successfully done yesterday. Thank you very much!!

  • Thank you. Everything looked wonderful when we got home last night. This is the best our beds have looked in September than ever before!

  • Woody, Your guys did a fantastic job. Please let them know I appreciate it. It has been great working with you and your folks this year again. You provide an awesome service. Thanks for all you have done for us.

  • I recommend that you work with the professionals at Blooming’ Gardens. Woody listened to our needs & wants and examined the unique characteristics of our yard. His design was creative, functional and used plant selections that created a yard we thoroughly enjoy.

  • Based on what we have seen, we are eager & excited to get the rest of the landscape beds planted and installed in 2015. It will really add beauty and value to our home.

  • I just wanted you to know how pleased I am with the new landscaping which was installed yesterday.  Woody did an outstanding job in the design and layout, and the guys who did the planting were super nice and accommodating!  My yard could serve as the poster child for a gorgeous transformation.  Great job.