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Question by ertebarb
March 28, 2010
i have a 4 ft. wide x 9 ft. long space abutting the side of my patio. My neighbor's landscaping is my side view and he likes the

Answer from NGA
March 28, 2010
Irish junipers (Juniperus communis 'Stricta') are a favorite evergreen shrub of mine for privacy screens. With a dense growth-habit and narrow, columnar form, just let them stand together in a colonnade to form a loose border, walling out unwanted sights, sounds and overly-curious neighbors. Irish juniper has a wonderful bluish-green color and grows to 10'-12' in height. These evergreen shrubs are so narrow in width as to resemble a column. Skyrocket juniper is tall and narrow as is Sky Pencil holly. Hope one of these suggestions works well in your landscape.

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