Oct 02, Landscaping Trees for Fall Sugar Maple Trees. The Japanese maples may seem precocious, giving you fall colors in the summer. But some maples native Katsura Trees.
In size, dogwoods range from dwarf shrubs to small trees growing to about 25 feet tall, depending on species and cultivar.
But bigger isn't always better. A big tree can overwhelm a small yard. One or two medium-sized boulders situated with a few smaller rocks creates a natural-looking landscape under the tree. Because the rocks are heavy, they won't be.
Keep in mind that not all landscaping requires plants: hardscape in the form of decks, gravel, or mulch might be just the right fix. The traditional way of landscaping beneath or around a tree was to edge it in brick, stone, or rubber.