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I'm wanting to create some screening to disguise the utility area of our garden (shed, bikes, compost). One idea I had was whether we could do this with natives. Has any one done this or can recommend suitable plants? We have a medium sized suburban garden (main section is ~12x12m). The screen will curve round one corner which faces NE so is partially shaded and would be about 3m long and hedge could be about 1.5m high. Ideas welcome.



Natives that will get to that height wouldnt be trees/shrubs, things like foxgloves verbascum thalictrum would however. as would Ivy.
what about some trellis with evergreen climbers? [evergreen honeysuckle, Clematis armandi?] planted with natives in front.

8 Jul, 2023


A row of cordon fruit trees would
give you screening, blossom and fruit. Can't be bad. Or put up some trellis and train a blackberry or loganberry on it.

8 Jul, 2023


Thanks for suggestions.

10 Jul, 2023

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