tall thin shrubs | Ilex crenata (Holly 'Sky Pencil') great for creating contemporary interest to front yard

tall thin shrubs | Ilex crenata (Holly 'Sky Pencil') great for creating contemporary interest to front yard

Texas mountain laurel – Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native – Sophora …

Texas mountain laurel – Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers

*Boxwood 'Dee Runk' is reportedly the nicest of the columnar boxwoods tolerating shade and clay soils.  Total height of 8-10 ft tall can be sheared shorter.  Max width about two feet.  Advantage over other upright boxwoods is dense growth that won't flop open.  Will fit nicely next to the porch stairs and in the corner by the garage.

*Boxwood 'Dee Runk' is reportedly the nicest of the columnar boxwoods tolerating shade and clay soils. Total height of ft tall can be sheared shorter. Max width about two feet. Advantage over other upright boxwoods is dense growth that won't flop open.

Tall, thick, dense evergreen shrubs provide that sense of solitude, but do so with a leafy-whisper. Here are ten excellent tall shrubs to consider when landscaping for privacy.

While an impressive fence does provide a welcome sense of privacy, even the nicest ones can have the unfortunate effect of shouting “keep out”. Tall, thick, and

Tall Shrubs: Picture: the tall shrub, PeeGee hydrangea is very tree-like in shape.

Is That a Tall Shrub or a Small Tree?

Tall shrubs are often thought of as small "trees" when we aren't speaking technically.

north garden gate and fence. old transcom across the top?  perfect where fence just needed to keep deer out.  more pretty than hog fencing.  fits criteria of 7 1/2 ft limit  (80/85% unobstructed).  provides screening until tall shrubs fill in.

north garden gate and fence. old transcom across the top? perfect where fence just needed to keep deer out. more pretty than hog fencing. fits criteria of 7 ft limit unobstructed). provides screening until tall shrubs fill in.

tall shrubs for privacy | Arborvitae Shrub

"Idea for the side of the house Left side facing the house"Emerald Green Arborvitae ( Thuja ) -- My main hedges on the N and E of house. Corners I have allowed them to get way tall, cannot climb a ladder to trim anymore.

8 tips to combine function with aesthetics for a living privacy screen When you need to make a space more private, fences are the obvious answer. But they’re not always ideal solutions. Click o...

Living Fences…how to create privacy with plants and shrubs

Flagstone walk, and the wonderful wall like effect of the evergreens and tall shrubs on the other side.  ED

Use Evergreens to Make an Impact

Flagstone walk, and the wonderful wall like effect of the evergreens and tall shrubs on the other side.

Check out 44 Best Shrubs for Containers. You might know some plants and some may surprise you but one thing is sure-- You'll like to have some of these shrubs right away in your container garden.

44 Best Shrubs for Containers

Check out 44 Best Shrubs for Containers. You might know some plants and some may surprise you but one thing is sure- Youll like to have some of these shrubs right away in your container garden. - Gardening Is Life

Have you heard about elderberries? These tall shrubs make an incredible addition to the landscape, with beautiful flowers and tasty fruit. Learn which plants are best suited for your growing area – we list the top choices for gardeners to help you decide.

7 Top Elderberry Varieties to Grow in Your Backyard

Elderberries are a fast-growing, fruitful plant for a variety of growing zones. See the top picks for home gardens in our buying guide on Gardener’s Path.

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