There are many options for privacy in your yard if you don’t want or can’t install a fence. There are many options for trees, shrubs and vines to make your property a peaceful retreat. This is a list of our top picks.
Planting cacti can give your garden a modern look. This is a great idea if you live in an area that experiences hot and dry climates.
Boxwood is also a great option for ground. When boxwood is trimmed into spheres and hedges, it adds an English garden-style appeal. You don’t have to wait for boxwood to grow tall to achieve the privacy screen results you want.
3. Artificial boxwood
Artificial plants are a great option if you don’t have the time or money to plant hedges in your yard.
Bamboo is one the fastest-growing plants on the planet, and can be used to create an exotic privacy screen. Bamboo can be invasive in some varieties, so make sure to plant it in large, raised planters.
Consider the space available to you when choosing privet for your backyard privacy plants. Privet can take some time to become lush hedges. This is where a landscaper can help.
The Italian Buckthorn is a good choice for you as they are fast growing and don’t require a lot of maintenance. The upright shape makes your yard look neater and more manicured.
This plant type is also great for a wall that looks dreary or has a structure that doesn’t need full coverage.
You can add vines to your fence if it is not sufficient for privacy. Clematis is a good choice as it grows quickly and can produce flowers that will increase the curb appeal of your yard.
Arborvitae can be grown with other species. You can create a lush garden in your backyard with arborvitae, as well as other trees and shrubs such as boxwood.
9. Red Twig Dogwood
Although it is deciduous, when it sheds its leaves in autumn, it exhibits a bright seasonal thicket with red branches. It can withstand extreme temperatures and soggy soils. This shrub is fast growing and can reach heights of approximately 8 feet. It can also grow to a width of 10 feet.
The chocolate vine can be used to cover gaps and openings in fences. The perennial climber, also known by five-leaf Akebia, can grow quickly on a fence or trellis, producing a dense mesh of green leaves and sweet-smelling, purple flowers in the early summer.