Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge. Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes (4ft, 5ft and 6ft) are bushy and can often create an instant screen if planted close enough.
Clipped Taxus [Yew] - Mien Ruys’ legendary gardens in Dedemsvaart, Netherlands. The plants form a green wall visually reminiscent of a common border hedge but entirely different—imposing but permeable. Light, air, and people can pass through. Ruys’ use of a living fence to divide a garden internally demonstrates how simple plantings can influence how we experience a space.