Top 10 Plants To Grow As A Hedge

If you want to erect a barrier around the edge or across a section of a garden you have two choices. You could erect a wooden fence or plant a hedge. Naturally a hedge will take longer to grow, but will be more attractive than a basic fence. These ten plants are described in an article by Maya which I found on the Top Inspired website.

You might not like other people or animals coming to your property or you just want some privacy while relaxing in your backyard. No matter the reason, having beautiful plants instead of a traditional fence has many benefits.
Read on to learn about some really good options you can choose from and start planting.

1. Bamboo

Top 10 Beautiful Plants You Can Grow Instead Of A Fence
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Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing type of grass and is extremely low maintenance. Some varieties can grow incredible high, up to 50 feet so it can serve as an efficient and also good-looking fence. Some bamboo types are very invasive, so be careful which one to choose You can also plant it in a containers to keep it under control.

2. Privet

Top 10 Beautiful Plants You Can Grow Instead Of A Fence
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Privet can serve as an effective and very affordable fence. It?s important to consider your needs and space before you decide which type you will choose. Some plants can grow to ten feet or beyond if not regularly pruned. Privet is a relatively fast-grower. When given proper care, it will be between two and three feet higher every year.

3. Boxwood

Top 10 Beautiful Plants You Can Grow Instead Of A Fence
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Evergreen Boxwood can be an excellent choices for a hedge. When you let the plant grow freely, it can sometimes reach twenty feet in hight. Boxwood is often sculpted into some interesting shapes but it?s also beautiful when it is not maintained very strictly. It looks nice even when it is smaller.

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