A Knockout Fence.
A Knockout Fence
A Friendly and Beautiful Fence...
When we bought this property back in 2004. There was one fence near our driveway. Which meant that we needed to do something about the other three sides of the property.
We quickly planted Cypress trees at the back of the property. We bought 8 trees at around $7.00 a piece, and they were about 1 Foot high. It only took 5 years for them to reach 10 Feet High! My husband keeps them trimmed to 7 Feet and likes to square off the tops. They grew together and meshed nicely as a natural Green Fence!
Now what to do about our friendly neighbors side of the property... Knockout Roses! They will reach about 6 feet high in our part of the country. We planted them in June of 2010 and they have now doubled in size. The blooms are a few lovely shades of pink (I think they are called "Rainbow Pink" Knockout Roses,) and stick around for most of the season! We didn't know if they would make it last year because we had a drought. The woman who sold them to us said that they were drought resistant... and they are.
I never heard of them until my neighbor across from our backyard planted them. Her father passed away about 5 years ago and someone gave her a gift certificate to a nursery. So she planted them in memory of her father. When I saw them, 6 feet high, last year, I just had to get them for our property border. She has Red Knockouts. I saw them in Red, Yellow and Pink. (See our Pink Knockouts.) Maybe the next Knockout fence will be Yellow.
Until we meet again... Francesca27