Privet Hedge: A fixture of the suburban landscape 50 years ago, fast-growing privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium and L. amurense) remains a fine choice where conditions are right: To thrive, this deciduous shrub requires a temperate climate and a homeowner willing to wield sharp shears as often as needed.

The Privet Hedge

Formal Garden With Small Trees And Privet Hedges

Landscaping With Privet Hedge Plants

Want a little landscaping done to your garden? A privet hedge can help you do that. A privet hedge landscaping plant, apart from delivering privacy to the dweller.

hydrangeas and hedge leading up to stunning gate. Driveway love!!

hydrangeas and manicured hedge leading up to gate. Nice option if you can't offord planting full grown trees along the road.

Privet Hedge - Very hardy, neat habit, happy to be 2ft, will grow to 8ft - Can do the whole front for barter plus £60

Box Leaf Privet is the fastest growing and toughest box type hedge plant, and one of the most popular as it grows all year round. It will grow in almost any soil or conditions and if it is kept trimmed it looks as good or better than English Box.

Purple Spikes of Lavender would look great in front of the privet hedge.

Planting Near a Hedge

Wax Leaf Privet (Ligustrum japonicum). Upright evergreen shrub with very dense, dark green foliage. Small creamy-white flowers bloom in midsummer. Privet takes wonderfully to pruning, so don't be afraid to go beyond a simple hedge and shape one into a fantastical specimen for a garden focal point. Looks beautiful in the garden as a specimen or clipped hedge. Great for privacy screening or blocking unsightly views. Best planted in groups.

Upright evergreen shrub with very dense, dark green foliage. Small creamy-white flowers bloom in midsummer. Privet takes wonderfully to pruning. Best planted in groups.

How to Get a Privet Hedge to Grow Fast | eHow

How to Get a Privet Hedge to Grow Fast

I would love to read a book on the bench in this fabulous garden!

brick path runs along the side of the house from the entry gate to the garden. The rectangle of lawn is enclosed by tall privet hedges, with a lower boxwood border.

planting a privet hedge

Planting a Privet Hedge

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