Landscaping Privacy Solutions
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Solid walls provide the most privacy and look attractive. This mural wall, designed by Jamie Durie, adds an artistic element to the yard.
A stand of bamboo can be a graceful and effective screening. This plant is an aggressive spreader, though, so regular pruning is needed to keep it under control.
Curtains for Privacy
Mixed Screen Plants
Layering evergreens and flowering shrubs will create visual interest year-round and provide a level of privacy in your yard.
Raised planters add height while creating volume, proportion and privacy. Try planting low-maintenance shrubs and grasses like dwarf arborvitae, boxwoods, blue fescue or even fragrant rosemary.