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5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)

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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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This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs...

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10 best fast-growing shrubs for instant garden impact

The 10 best fast-growing shrubs for instant garden impact. Fill bare spots quickly with these vigorous quick-growing shrubs, both flowering and evergreen varieties to choose from

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My Viburnum opulus has finally grown big enough to plant out into the garden. Sun or semi shade - one for the bottom of the garden where the white border meets the woodland border.

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Trees for small gardens: Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea Group, copper beech, is a large tree, but it can be pleached to provide a screen. Tie in young stems to form a framework, then trim annually. Photo by Sarah Cuttle.

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23 Impressive Sunken Design Ideas For Your Garden and Yard

Privacy and a patio. I like the sunken table. In front of the French doors would be good with raised ground level elsewhere for the view

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Laurel Hedge - Google Image Result for

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