Lori says: We did this with big round trash cans: No could tell. Used plaster to coast the outside and then spray painted. APY: Create large, lovely planters by spray painting cheap plastic garbage cans.
Boxwood Boxwood sets the standard for formal clipped hedges. Its ability to withstand frequent shearing and shaping into perfect geometric forms makes this evergreen a popular border plant. You can also let it grow tall to provide a screen or to create a maze. Some varieties grow to 20 feet tall. Name: Buxus selections Zones: 5 - 9
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.