First time post.
Got a bit of a problem require privacy in my garden but the boundary
fence is my neighbours and is only 3ft high and they dont want to
replace it for a higher one. The next problem is that I only have a
narrow gap to plant and a supporting wall for the rest of the garden.
What could I grow that will be high for privacy but would grow over next
doors and the roots wont effect my supporting wall. My thoughts were
bamboo but is there a better option I havent thought of. Any ideas will
On Nov 29, 12:04 pm, gardening girl <gardening.girl.
Don't understand "grow over next doors".
What is your climate?
How long is the boundary fence?
Huge caution about bamboo. Unless you get a variety that doesn't
spread underground, it will take over everything and will be very
difficult to remove. How narrow is your planting gap? You could do a
Web search for plants that meet your needs.
Aside from planting a privacy border, you could always build your own
fence just inside the neighbor's, as tall as your local code permits.
the boundary fence length which needs privacy is 4 foot. The fence is
also on a bank going up. I only have about a foot of room to plant.
Not growing over next doors means no branches which will grow over the
boundary fence. Would I be ok with clump growing bamboo or not? Any
help will be great Higgs Boson;906342 Wrote:
So how high would the tree/shrub need to be to give you privacy?
As asked before, how long is the fence?
Are you prepared to prune a hedge often or must it grow without any
The fence is
Why do you only have a foot? Why can't you plant more on to your property
away from the fence?
What is your climate? Where approximately are you?
There is no point in people making recommendations for trees or shrubs that
will not grow well (at all) where you live. You are not giving us much to
go on. These questions are asked to try to give you a useful answer not to
PS Try bottom posting, it makes conversations much easier to follow as you
can read them from top to bottom.
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