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Owning a garden is a pleasure. It is somewhere that the whole family can go to relax, enjoy each other´s company, play and entertain friends and families. Best of all, it is your own little part of nature a little place you can create your own paradise.
With so many beautiful plants and trees to work with it is really easy to do so. However, sometimes the choice is overwhelming and the ideas just don´t flow, when that happens, having a few suggestions can be helpful. So, I thought I would try to provide you with some by suggesting some innovative ways you can use privacy trees to enhance your garden.
Where you can find a good choice of privacy trees
First, you need to find the right privacy trees. It is really worth your while taking the time to look at this website. Doing so will give you a better idea of the kinds of trees you could potentially buy. On this site, it is also possible for you to quickly find out which varieties of privacy tree will grow well in your area. This is vitally important because it will ensure that you do not end up spending a lot of money on trees that do not last.
Use them for hedging
Perhaps the most obvious way to employ these trees in a domestic garden is to plant them as hedges. Varieties like Cypress Lylandi are particularly good for this job. They have a lovely conical shape that looks really good from a distance, so they are perfect for putting in at the end of your garden.
Create focal points using privacy trees
Nice-shaped privacy trees make very attractive focal points. They can be quite striking when they are planted in the right place particularly if you up light them at night.
Use them as topiary plants
If you want to take things a step further most varieties of privacy trees can be cut and shaped in imaginative ways. You will be stunned by just how creative you can be with these trees. There are some wonderful examples of what you can achieve in the Pearl Fryar topiary garden in Bishopville, South Carolina. Just click this link and you will soon see what I mean. Topiary like this takes a lot of time and patience, but it is a skill anyone can learn. There are some really good videos available online, which you can use to get started.
Section off areas of your garden
Privacy trees can also be used to create dedicated spaces in a garden. They are ideal for creating a space for the kids to kick around a ball without wrecking your flower beds. You could also use them to put your vegetable plot behind, so you can enjoy both a formal and informal garden. However, if you do choose to do this it is important to think about how far the shadow of the trees will be cast. You will only be able to grow certain types of fruit and vegetables in these areas.
What tips would you add?
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