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I like trimming shrubs into trees and this one provides good ideas for balance.  I borrowed from a blog page. lilac by curtanddiane, via Flickr

I like trimming shrubs into trees and this one provides good ideas for balance. I borrowed from a blog page. lilac by curtanddiane, via Flickr

narrow growth shrubs | Canada Plants • Cedrus deodara 'Eisregen' (Eisregen Deodara Cedar)

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Keep Plants Vertical, Not Horizontal - Horizontal space is at a premium in many of the best small backyard ideas. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).:

Small Yard & Small Garden Landscaping Ideas

Keep the garden vertical. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).

Miscanthus

Is this just gorgeous for a privacy hedge? Miscanthus, a very dense shrub that takes the shape of a ball. Easy to maintain, grows quickly.

Quick Privacy Garden Plan This mix of trees, shrubs, and perennials makes a lovely -- and quick-growing -- screen for privacy or to mask an eyesore. As a bonus, it also attracts birds!

Quick Privacy Garden Plan This mix of trees, shrubs, and perennials makes a lovely -- and quick-growing -- screen for privacy or to mask an eyesore. As a bonus, it also attracts birds! For the back of our lawn.

Pictures of Foundation Plantings

Pictures of Foundation Plantings

A Clean Foundation Bed Next to the House This simple shrub arrangement keeps the planting bed next to the house clean, yet provides interest through the use of variation.

Fargesia rufa 'Green Panda Bamboo' @ E.C. Brown's Nursery

Box of 3 Fargesia Rufa,Sunset Glow clumping bamboo plant in number one size pot, non running, great for a hedge or specimen.

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DIY Garden Edging - Bob Vila Another raised bed with rock. I think this would fit in nicely with the farm around my raised bed.

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