Berry bushes have benefits in the landscape. They are attractive hedge plants. They grow well near a home's foundation, where they soften building edges. Unlike other bushes, they lack a destructive root system. Additionally, some bushes have brambles which are beneficial if you are looking for a natural fence to keep dogs or other animals at bay.Berry plants are incredibly versatile. They grow well in containers, making them suitable for urban and small-space gardens. Some varieties of berry plants have spectacular fall colors, making them a suitable tree alternative. Regardless of a garden's size, it can benefit from berry plants.