Hornbeam: A Hedge for All Seasons - Remodelista
I count myself lucky to be the new owner of a stately 19th century New England home, complete with butler's pantry and winding stair. The only blight on its historic character? A nasty chain link fence which surrounds the entire yard. And so I've been investigating hedges.
Nellie R. Stevens Holly Tree
Nellie stevens holly Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'' Nellie stevens has a broad, pyramidal growth habit with lustrous, dark green leaves with 2 or 3 teeth on each side. One of the faster growing hollies, as well as one of the best berry producing varieties. Very commonly used in many landscapes due to its prolific berry production, and hardiness. Makes an excellent, screen, border, or can even be used as a tall hedge. Or simply plant singly for use as a wonderfully colorful specimen tree. Mature Hei
Drought-Tolerant Evergreen Tree
Thrives on Neglect! - Extremely drought tolerant Forms a thick privacy screen Adaptable to various soil types The attractive 'Blue Sapphire' Cypress is the most drought tolerant of any evergreen! There is no need to worry about heat waves and water restrictions with this hardy tree. Stands up to the extreme...
Green Giant Arborvitae ( Thuja plicata )
Arborvitae Green Giant Thuja x plicata 'Green Giant' The 'Green Giant' arborvitae is a large, vigorous, fast growing evergreen. It's natural pyramidal to conical form boasts dense, rich green foliage that darkens or bronzes only a little in the winter. This is an exceptional landscape tree for use as a screen, hedge, windbreak, or single specimen. It is tolerant of a wide variety of soils, but prefers moist, well drained soil. withstands heavy ice or snow loads. Under good growing conditions, it