The nation's toughest privacy tree - Murray Cypress trees are an improved cypress variety that puts the competition to shame by being extremely pest and disease resistant as well as drought tolerant. In areas with scorching heat and humidity where other cypress varieties fail, the Murray Cypress thrives. Plus, it has stronger...
The Best Privacy Trees! What to plant if you see to much of your neighbors yard! Here is a smaller version - the tree is a Frons Fontaine Hornbeam and about half the size at maturity (height 25' width 10'). Because my back yard is small, long and narrow, I think that will go with the smaller tree. Plus with a name like Fons Fontaine it is sure to be a showstopper.
Pleached Hornbeam trees - Pleaching is the weaving branches of multiple trees together for privacy, wind & sound block. Best trees for pleaching are Lindens, Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), Beech, Apple, Pear, Hawthorn, & Carob. The American Hornbeam (Carpinus Caroliniana) is hardy and holds some of it's leaves during winter to provide a privacy screen year round. Because each tree is trained to have a single stem, there is space below a pleached hedge for other plantings (a hedge on stilts!)
By planting wisteria in a contained planter, you can grow and train these beautiful flowering vines without making a permanent mark in the ground. Best known as plant covers to offer shade and visual interest around arbors or pergolas, potted wisteria is great for small spaces, rentals, urban spaces or general decorative appeal. http://www.ehow.com/how_8091558_grow-wisteria-pot.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage