If you have a problem with pests and critters, a living fence created from cactus would be perfect. Cactus is a natural form of barbed wire. This is actually the preferred method of fencing in the Caribbean.
Rochester NY is known as the Flower City because of our Lilacs. We have hundreds of varieties in Highland park that people from all over the world come to see every May (Mother's day weekend until the following Saturday) Many types and Colors of Lilacs!