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Southern Living July 2013 had a small question / answer re: privacy plants that suggested "Green Tower" boxwood and "Sky Pencil" Japanese holly to create a privacy screen in a narrow garden bed. This article mentions both, plus some other options. Boxwood Landscaping, Planting Flowers, Plants, Shade Garden, Backyard Landscaping, Evergreen Plants, Outdoor Gardens, Landscape, Backyard

Skinny plants for narrow spaces

Here's a selection of skinny plants for narrow space gardening—those tight areas in yards between buildings, sidewalks and houses.

Thuja Green Giant- pretty evergreen privacy trees that grow fast

Thuja Green Giant

Quickly screen out neighbors or unsightly areas without taking up a lot of yard space, and get our Thuja Green Giant Evergreen Trees!

Top Plants That Thrive in Clay Baptisia Also called false indigo for its blue springtime flowers, baptisia is a native prairie plant with deep roots that push through the toughest clay soil. Other selections extend baptisia's color range to white, yellow, Plants, Planting In Clay, Lawn And Garden, Cool Plants, Clay Soil Plants, Clay Soil, Outdoor Gardens, Perennials, Prairie Planting

24 of the Best Perennials That Will Thrive in Clay Soil

Clay soil can make gardening tough. It doesn't let water drain easily, and it bakes solid when dry. It doesn't, however, mean you can't grow gorgeous plants anyway. These tough perennials all will grow well in heavy clay.

4 Great Ways To Recharge Raised Bed Soil Before Next Year

There is no better time to recharge your raised bed garden soil than in late fall! See 4 great low cost ways to rejuvinate your

Hypericum calycinum, 'Aaron's Beard', Hypericum androsaemum are shade-tolerant… Yellow Flowers, Pretty Flowers, Planting Flowers, Shade Garden, Garden Shrubs, Beautiful Flowers, Shrubs, Love Flowers, Trees To Plant

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Russian sage - thrives in hot, dry spots and produces silvery foliage topped with clouds of lavender-blue flowers at the end of the season. The foliage is nicely scented, makes it unappetizing to deer and rabbits. To 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide Japanese Painted Fern, Best Perennials, Lavender Flowers, Plants, Cool Plants, Flower Spike, Perennials, Sage Plant, Flowers

24 of the Best Perennials That Will Thrive in Clay Soil

Clay soil can make gardening tough. It doesn't let water drain easily, and it bakes solid when dry. It doesn't, however, mean you can't grow gorgeous plants anyway. These tough perennials all will grow well in heavy clay.

Because it is so dense, clay soil can block plant's roots from getting water, which chokes them out. Some plants actually do well with these conditions. Gardening 12 Kinds of Problem-Solving Perennials for Tough Gardens Garden Plants Design, Flowers Perennials, Plants, Planting In Clay, Lawn And Garden, Clay Soil Plants, Clay Soil, Perennials, Shade Plants

12 Kinds of Problem-Solving Perennials for Tough Gardens

For every problem area in your landscape, you'll find perennials that not only survive but also thrive in the conditions available. Simply match the preferred growing conditions of each perennial to your site.

Carpinus betulus, European Hornbeam foliage close-up: tolerant of clay soils and polluted areas. Very useful tree even for a small garden. Hedging Plants, Garden Trees, Plants, Foliage, Leaves, Garden Shrubs, Clay Soil Plants, Hedges, Deciduous Trees

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Amelanchier arborea Downy Serviceberry is another great tree for clay soil This small tree 15 25 ft has lovely white flowers in early spring Zone 49 Full sun to part sh.

Amelanchier arborea - Downy Serviceberry

The 5-petal, brillant white, early flowers appear before the leaves. This relatively small tree (15-25 feet when mature) will sucker and have a bushier appearance if it is not pruned. Dormant bare root plants ship each year during optimal transplanting season: Fall (October) or Spring (April/May). Spring 2020: this bare root tree is 2 years old and we trim to a height of approximately 18".

Amelanchier arborea Downy Serviceberry is another great tree for clay soil This small tree 15 25 ft has lovely white flowers in early spring Zone 49 Full sun to part sh.

Amelanchier arborea - Downy Serviceberry

The 5-petal, brillant white, early flowers appear before the leaves. This relatively small tree (15-25 feet when mature) will sucker and have a bushier appearance if it is not pruned. Dormant bare root plants ship each year during optimal transplanting season: Fall (October) or Spring (April/May). Spring 2020: this bare root tree is 2 years old and we trim to a height of approximately 18".

What are good plants for clay soil? What is clay soil? If you’ve been wondering if you have clay soil, let me help you figure that out. We’ll go through everything there is to know abou…

Plants For Clay Soil | A Homesteader's Guide

What Is Clay Soil And What Plants Does Well With This Heavy Soil? | Homesteader's Guide To Gardening by Pioneer Settler at http://pioneersettler.com/plants-for-clay-soil/

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Goat’s Beard is an excellent choice for a background plant in a border or woodland garden. Large feathery plumes of flowers rise from pinnately compound leaves. Goat's Beard spreads slowly by rhizomes to form attractive patches. Can be planted in sunny areas provided there is good moisture. Host plant to the Dusky Azure Butterfly.

Which Perennials to Prune in the Spring?: Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is one of the last plants to emerge in the spring and, like balloon flower, the standing foliage serves as a marker. Flowers Perennials, Plants, Southern Garden, Clay Soil Plants, Native Plants, Asclepias, Asclepias Tuberosa, Butterfly Garden Plants, Perennial Plants

25 Plants That Grow in Clay Soil

Gardening in clay soil can be a challenge. But these 25 plants grow well in clay soil and can even improve it.

Japanese iris, Iris ensata, these plants do well in moist, acidic soil and clay soil. Flower Garden, Bloom, Alpine Plants, Plants, Beautiful Blooms, Cool Plants, Clay Soil Plants, Clay Soil, Planting Herbs

Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil

Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry: these 10 plants for clay soil thrive in it.

27 trouble-free alternatives to popular shrubs that have earned the "invasive" label Long Lasting Flower, Butterfly Bush, Invasive Plants, Garden Trees, Plants, Butterfly Garden, Garden Shrubs, Native Plants, Shrubs

Avoid Invasives: Plant This, Not That

27 trouble-free alternatives to popular shrubs that have earned the "invasive" label