A shade tree is any tree grown specifically for its shade. This term usually applies to large trees with spreading canopies. The most common shade trees used in Michigan Landscapes are Oaks, Maples, Elms, and Lindens.
An evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green. Commonly, Spruces and Pines.
Ornamental Trees and Shrubs are species that are valued for their decorative purposes and unique aesthetic characteristics.
Perennials are plants that will continue to re-bloom year after year. Underwoods has a wide variety of different perennials.