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Emerald Green Arborvitae

Evergreens That Stop Growing at a Perfect 8-12 ft. Height - These easy-to-grow hedge trees are perfect for tight areas. Its shimmering emerald color and disease resistance make it an extremely popular evergreen hedge. Your best choice for a medium-sized privacy screen... just plant every 3 ft. for a tidy, neat hedge that never needs trimming. Ideal for...

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10 of the Best Trees for Any Backyard

Fall is one of the best times to plant many varieties of small trees. Allow enough time for the roots to become established before winter. Here are some of the best trees for your yard.

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Pleached Hornbeam trees - Pleaching is the weaving branches of multiple trees together for privacy, wind & sound block. Best trees for pleaching are Lindens, Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), Beech, Apple, Pear, Hawthorn, & Carob. The American Hornbeam (Carpinus Caroliniana) is hardy and holds some of it's leaves during winter to provide a privacy screen year round. Because each tree is trained to have a single stem, there is space below a pleached hedge for other plantings (a hedge on stilts!):

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10 of the Best Trees for Any Backyard

Green Giant Arborvitae - Privacy Screen

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The Best 10 Plants to Grow for Backyard Privacy

Even if you have the best neighbors, you want some privacy in your yard. If you can't build a fence, these trees and shrubs make great backyard privacy alternatives.

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Fast Growing Evergreens for Quick Privacy

The Best Evergreen Trees for Privacy

The Best Privacy Trees! What to plant if you see to much of your neighbors yard! Here is a smaller version - the tree is a Frons Fontaine Hornbeam and about half the size at maturity (height 25' width 10'). Because my back yard is small, long and narrow, I think that will go with the smaller tree. Plus with a name like Fons Fontaine it is sure to be a showstopper.

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Truesdale Landscaping | Best Trees and Plants for Privacy

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