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which screening to use in front garden


By Suep

United Kingdom Gb

which screening could I use in front garden
to hide road



Depends on size of garden and your personal preference. Hedge will look nicer and give a home to the birds but will take up more space and take time to grow. Fence will be instant and take up less space.

17 Jun, 2011


Photinia Red Robin is a popular hedging choice.

17 Jun, 2011


You need to check as restictions to hedges/fences and or height may apply to your front garden?

17 Jun, 2011


hey, thankyou for suggestions have a bamboo in a pot which I might give a try whilst waiting for hedging to grow..

17 Jun, 2011


Hope the bamboo stays in a sturdy pot....otherwise, it's not going to be just a hedge...more like a forest!!!! - which you can't control (it can come up, vigorously through concrete, even!).....!!!!!

And then you might find yourself in trouble :/

Think about the suggestions already made...or ask another question for others to give advice...

17 Jun, 2011


I agree with that. Watch out because bamboo can become a real menace and very difficult to remove when you want to. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on H and then hedging for more ideas.

18 Jun, 2011


Thank you. Have positioned bamboo (still in pot) and am pleased with the result. A red robin hedge does look lovely or possibly a lonicera nitidia.

19 Jun, 2011

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