The Q&A Archives: Egress Window

Question: I just had an egress window installed in the basement of my ranch home. The opening for the window (4'deep x 5'wide) is in the front of the house. What could I plant so you don't see the window and the 6

Answer: Yews, boxwood, arborvitae and viburnum are good choices for the site. They remain evergreen all year around and will grow well in full to part sun. The viburnum will produce summer flowers but the rest of them do not flower so bright patches of annual flowers will look attractive.

Best wishes with your new shrubs!

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