Blossoming bougainvillea, a popular warm weather ornamental vine with bracts, flower-like leaves, in home landscaping.

A well-designed landscape not only adds beauty to your home, but also can reduce your heating and cooling costs. A well-placed tree, shrub, or vine can produce shade in the summer and act as a windbreak in the winter to reduce energy bills.

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