The Q&A Archives: Hedge Plants

Question: What is a hedge like plant that would give privacy yet look appropriate in a forested area? We would like something to add to the natural landscape and yet give us some privacy when we are out on our deck.

Answer: There are several plants that you can use for a privacy screen - you can even plant trees close together and prune them so they become a bushy hedge.<br><br>Consider Forestiera (New Mexican Privet), Acer glabrum (Rocky Mountain Maple), Amelanchier (Saskatoon Berry), Ceanothus (Wild Lilac), Abies (White Fir), or Picea pungens (Colorado Spruce).

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