The desire to make your own site comfortable inwhere every element of landscape design complement each course for every gardener. Hedge is not only the perfect backdrop for flower beds and garden decoration, but also a great site protection from the eyes of strangers. The formation of such natural defenses - an art that requires patience and hard work, as well as an incredibly exciting process. Properly selecting and posting on the site shrubs for hedges, you can transform the whole territory, dividing it gently on the area.
Choosing plants for hedges depends primarilyonly on the desired appearance of the natural barriers. If you take as a basis the ratio of the species used for processing crops, the fence can consist of softwood and hardwood plantations, and if we take their shape - the fencing can be freely growing or clipped formed.
Depending on the height of the bush, plant fence can be in the form of low curbs, medium or high fences.
Curbing ride height 30-70 cm allows to emphasize and highlight the elements of the landscape. Quite often curbs are used to zoning area
1-1.5 meter plant compositionused to divide the area into parts and designations its boundaries. High trellis can protect land from dust, wind and noise, as well as to protect from prying eyes of passers-by
Hedges can be planted as a single-row,and two-row manner. Single row planting are used for decorating the site, they do not protect the area from dust and noise. Double-row composition settle in locations where a more substantial protection.
Selection of plants also depends on the speciesexisting plants in the garden. By combining several plant species living in a single composition, it should be noted the coincidence of the external design and the life cycle of each of the elements: the shape and color of foliage, flowering periods.
Deciduous plants most often usedeverything for living fences, as they are able to pass more of the scattered light and easier to tolerate adverse climatic conditions. Such plants can easily tolerate a seasonal crop and is ideally suited for creating molded borders.
Furnished our borders and create barriers up to 1 meter, you can use low-growing shrubs: boxwood, euonymus Japanese, alpine currant
Svobodnorastuschie planning to create a hedge, a choice can be stopped on the heather, Spiro, chaenomeles, magnolia holm, bloodroot
For live fencing in 2-3 meters high amongHardwood species are proven: Ligustrum vulgare, hawthorn, evergreen buckthorn. Among the flowering plants, preference can be given: forsythia, jasmine, lilac rizlichnym species, Syrian rose, hydrangea tree. Wanting to create a composition of the berries, the choice can be stopped at Kalina, Japanese quince, dogwood, honeysuckle edible.
When settling the thorny hedges can be used: dog-roses-roses, climbing rose, rose dauricus, purpurnolistny hawthorn, barberry Amur.
Climbing plants for hedges allow to give the building envelope elegant original appearance.
Since vines are weak trunk, then the arrangement of the openwork fencing needs to be done frame
When making a site can be used honeysuckle, girlish grapes, clematis vinogradnolistny, hydrangea petiolate, Halimodendron scratchy, hops ordinary.
Effectively look vegetable composition,by planted rows of flowering trees with brightly colored bark. The most interesting colors have felt cherry, mock orange, currant, barberry
High living walls up to 5 meters or more can bebuild, using fast-growing plants for the decoration of your hedge: Ilex aquifolium, mulberry, black and white, hazel, hornbeam. For a tall plant compositions are also suitable decorative forms of plums and apples, as well as beech, maple and linden.
Making the base of the fence with flowering shrubs and low-growing plants of mixborders will give a more expressive compositions
Evergreen shrubs give the garden a strict and discreet appearance. In comparison with deciduous conifers representatives of the plant world are more demanding to maintain.
Among stunted candidates for resettlement of the border can be identified juniper, Pieris with shiny lanceolate leaves, Canadian spruce
For middle and high living fences suitableChamaecyparis Pisifera, tall arborvitae, spruce, Canadian yew. Most conifers can easily withstand pruning. This feature allows you to create strict smooth softwood fence.
Available growing plants apparently lessdemanding to leave. To create a free-growing conifers fences selected plants with different texture and shape of the crown of needles. It is interesting to look combined landing. A very successful combination of deciduous trees rowan and birch coniferous beauties firs and pines.
Freely growing compositions resembling natural natural fit. They occupy a lot of space on the plot
Sheared herbal compositions have more aesthetic appearance
The compact design of the fence visually takesless space. But to keep this form is required to apply some effort pruning and care each year. Among the decorative forms of plants easily withstand pruning dogwood red and white, spiraea Japanese, Chinese elm, cotoneaster polyanthous, japonica, acacia yellow.
Choosing the best plants for hedges, you canto create a composition which is not only unsightly areas veils, but "revive" unattractive enclosing structures. In addition, it will act as "filter", allowing additional air purification.