Plants for Privacy

  • shrubs for screening

    Evergreen Shrubs for Screening

    During the coldest months of the year in the South, when most of the leaves have fallen, it often becomes apparent where in your garden you could use some evergreen…

  • Design

    Growing Some Privacy

    Today Dave Lincoln in Webster, New York, shares the approach he and his wife came up with to add privacy to their garden. The winters here are bone and root…

  • alternative hedge ideas

    Beyond the Green Wall: Naturalistic Hedge Ideas

    Whether you live in town or the country, privacy in and around your home can be an essential part of comfort, peace, and well-being. As gardeners, we naturally look to…

  • Varied border of trees, shrubs and perennials along a property line

    Plants for Property Lines

    We have all seen it: the line of arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 2–7) marching down the property line, stiff as can be, their heads lopped off…