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Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 10:34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 22:30
Night night all. X

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 20:23

Well done BL, and so well deserved.

Wierd spider ID

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 19:41
I wondered that zoomer as she looked different to tthe others.
Great pics everyone.

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 18:58
Think they have prunus royal burg in Gc verd. would the holly need regular pruning?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 18:53
Nice name bizzy, and really pretty too.
You lot seem really busy and full of pains, have a chilled weekend with lots of wine!
My garden is a disgrace atm! Hope forecast is wrong and I can get out there at the w/end. It'll be the first fee w/end fir weeks. Last sun OH ran a marathon at Nottingham, just under 4 hours, today been fir stay on his knee! Lots of other things done at weekends and busy with work during the week - I need a playtime

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 16:34
Thanks and hi Lizzie, the fagus and prunus trees im considering grow to a 2m width as columnar varieties. Of course the others will be wider and im not sure mixing the two widths will look ok, but would need fewer trees and hopefully less cost.
Ponder, ponder..
Lirio, crab, amelancgier?
Will have to look up flowering almond fairy
definately don't want fruit trees.
Will have to consider overhang to ndn, which is probably why I got onto the columnar idea.

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 15:28
Thanks.
Wish to block the whole lot out ( sun in my favour!) especially between the houses where the main road is visible.
Trampoline is to the left of the slide (looking from the garden).
I do have a liriodendron and an amelanchier that can go along the fence or somewhere else.
Was thinking of one per panel but absolutely useless at making a decision.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 12:37
BM bumped up thread (bamboo v trees)

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 12:36
Embarrassingly, am still pondering this one.
Bumped up for photos really.
I am now considering the following:
Prunus - conical shape, crimson leaved variety.
Fagus (beech) - conical variety - not at home to check so excuse spelling etc...Dwark purple and dwark gold, alternating.
I like the idea of a 'striking' 'in your face' look to draw eye down to this part of the garden hence why I think alternating purple and yellowy lime leaves.
Beech appeals as I expect it will give better winter screening.
Prunus for the purple leaves and for the flowers of course.
What mix would you have?
Must get into action soon!!!

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