thorny shrubs/bushes/plants/etc under windows to deter intruders. This is what we are going to do when we buy a house.

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

thorny shrubs/bushes/plants/etc under windows to deter intruders. This is what we are going to do when we buy a house.

been looking a lot into the idea of gardening for home security.  Emphasis on edibles. Spiky Holly leaves

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

been looking a lot into the idea of gardening for home security. Emphasis on edibles. Spiky Holly leaves

Thorn bearing bushes, especially when planted around windows, can be a nightmare to get caught up in.  Just one brush against certain thorn bushes can be enough to send a thief packing.  That is un...

Thorn bearing bushes, especially when planted around windows, can be a nightmare to get caught up in. Just one brush against certain thorn bushes can be enough to send a thief packing. That is un...

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

Police have issued advice to householders to stop their homes being raided by thieves - telling them to plant giant rhubarb and prickly gooseberry bushes to put off raiders.

Berberis thunbergii (Berberis thunbergii) 'Concorde' | deciduous thorny shrub 50-60 cm high. The leaves are shiny dark maroon. Yellow flowers in spring. It grows slowly, forming a dense bush.

Berberis thunbergii (Berberis thunbergii) 'Concorde' | deciduous thorny shrub 50-60 cm high. The leaves are shiny dark maroon. Yellow flowers in spring. It grows slowly, forming a dense bush.

Firethorn spiky impenetrable thorny bush (Pyracantha)  good in sun, drought resistant up to 6m tall. Berries white flowers , orange and red berries, Foliage all year

Firethorn spiky impenetrable thorny bush (Pyracantha) good in sun, drought resistant up to 6m tall. Berries white flowers , orange and red berries, Foliage all year

Firethorn, or pyracantha, is a tough, very spiky ornamental evergreen shrub that has creamy-white flowers in spring

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

Firethorn, or pyracantha, is a tough, very spiky ornamental evergreen shrub that has creamy-white flowers in spring

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