Create Privacy With Natural Fences and LIving Walls
Those who do have patience will be rewarded with a one-of-a-kind custom barrier that should serve their purposes better — and last longer — than any wood or vinyl fence ever could. From hedges to climbing roses to evergreen trees, Mother Nature's options are far more varied than the selection of fence panels at your local home improvement store. Consider what you want to achieve with your natural fence to help you decide what plant material will best serve your purpose. Click ahead to discover our favorite shrubs, trees and vines for creating natural fences and living garden walls that bring privacy and polish to your outdoor space.
First up? Towering emerald arborvitae and voluminous hydrangea hedges. The line of evergreen arborvitae offers year-round privacy and grandeur to this poolside fireplace. As the temps rise, the hydrangea blooms debut, bringing a layer of softness and whimsy to the natural fence just in time for swimming season.