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The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

Police have issued advice to householders to stop their homes being raided by thieves - telling them to plant giant rhubarb and prickly gooseberry bushes to put off raiders.

Red Leaf Barberry Hedge. (5 shrubs for 30$). This thorny, brightly colored shrub is the perfect choice to create a barrier against unwanted traffic or to deter deer. Left to grow naturally it has 5-7' spread and height but can be pruned and maintained at a much smaller size.

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Thorn bearing bushes, especially when planted around windows, can be a nightmare to get caught up in. Just one brush against certain thorn bushes can be enough to send a thief packing. That is un…

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The Generous Gardener - very disease resistant, strong fragrance, award winning climber, repeat flowering

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Firethorn spiky impenetrable thorny bush (Pyracantha) good in sun, drought resistant up to 6m tall. Berries white flowers , orange and red berries, Foliage all year

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The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

thorny shrubs/bushes/plants/etc under windows to deter intruders. This is what we are going to do when we buy a house.

The home guard: Police suggest 30 thorny bushes homeowners could plant to discourage ‘lazy’ garden thieves

been looking a lot into the idea of gardening for home security. Emphasis on edibles. Spiky Holly leaves

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