Hedges can be used in a variety of ways in suburban gardens:
- A backdrop for flower gardens
- Creating privacy hedges
- Lining a driveway or property edge
- Enclosing knot gardens
- Creating rooms within the landscape
Using hedges like Green Giant Arborvitae as a natural barrier is a cost-effective and beautiful way of screening in a residential setting. Among the benefits and possibilities:
SUBURBAN GARDENS GALLERY
- Height: While property owners’ fencing must adhere to maximum height requirements, the use of hedges in a suburban design typically won’t be constrained to such height caps, making them ideal for creating a secluded space with hedges that can grow to greater heights and increased privacy.
- Design: InstantHedge are shipped at a height of 3-4 or 5-6 feet but can be arranged in any configuration and grown to reach any desired height, allowing the property owner a completely customizable landscape design plan. You can implement other garden designs like knot gardens, maze gardens, cottage gardens, container gardens, or formal gardens in the suburban or urban landscape.
- Noise and Wind: Hedges can be effective buffers of noise and wind in addition to being a successful visual screen.
- Seasonal Interest: With more than 20 hedge varieties to accommodate most climates, conditions, and designs, there is sure to be a hedge option to fit every design.
- Property Value: When you start the installation process with high quality hedges, it’s easy to maintain them. A well-maintained, established hedge can increase a home’s property value.
- Runoff and Erosion Control: Hedge installation also offers certain safety considerations: shrubs and trees are efficient soil stabilizers, making them ideal for planting beside water features and pools as well as hard-surfaced areas—walkways, borders, patios, streets, and driveways.