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Pot Up Some Privacy

Quicker than a hedge and prettier than a fence, containers can make the perfect screen

Fine Gardening - Issue 153

Sometimes we just need a little privacy to shield us from the realities of our neighbors’ lives, regardless of how much we like them. Building a fence or planting a hedgerow might seem to be the logical plan of attack to screen the sight lines and less than desirable focal points of those across the property line. But why not opt, instead, for adding a few strategically placed container groupings? We often think of containers as focal points. But with the right placement and proper plant choices, they can also be the ticket to creating privacy barriers or more intimate and private spaces for us to enjoy while coexisting with the world around us.

 

Containers make the best neighbors

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