teddy_8905 wrote: Now that you can see what I am talking about, I don't know whether I have a Common Privet or a Lilac bush. I researched it and they say that the privet has a unpleasant smell, but this one has a very sweet smell. Maybe you can tell me from the buds that are on it already what it is. I was so excited to see buds already, but the trees are budding and my Irises are coming up. So help!