Advice 1: What to plant along the fence

Even if the fence itself is beautiful from an aesthetic point of view, it is useful to give it elegance with the help of plants. Of course, you need to consider the height of the fence and the material from which it is made. It is also important the amount of sunlight and the climatic conditions of the area.
What to plant along the fence

What plants to plant along the fence

Because trees and shrubs can have quite an extensive root system, between them and the fence need to keep an appropriate distance. Otherwise, the roots can damage the Foundation of the fence. For trees the right distance to the fence is 3 to 5 meters. For shrubs from one to five feet.

Plants can also form a hedge. Very well suited for these purposes and lilac, thuja, and hydrangea. Also popular dogwood. This small, three meters in height, the shrub has broad leaves with pointed tip. Dark green in summer, and by autumn they become red with a purple hue. Small white blossoms are replaced in early autumn berries.

Deren perfectly formed. It is easy to cut. A low, dense hedge of turf perfectly protect from road dust. If close to land low conifers, it will create a good composition.

Another popular herb that is used in the design of the fence-area, - barberry Thunberg. It grows in low, from 70 to 90 cm, in dense globular bushes. Leaves with a matte sheen, in autumn are red or yellow. Unfortunately, flowering is not very noticeable because it lasts no more than 20 days. The most popular varieties of barberry are simple to location. But it is better to choose for these shrubs in open, Sunny places. Predominantly from the South or West side. Barberry Theberge not tolerate the cold wind. Since it is quite indifferent to the glaze, it will be sufficient natural precipitation. Of course, if the summer was dry.

It is important to remember that the attitude to humidity and soil composition all plants have different. This should be considered when joint plantings. So, Derain, prefers well-moistened soil, unlikely to reach a good decoration next to the barberry.

We must not forget about the grapes and other vines. For them more suitable climate. However, there are varieties of extremely decorative. For example, parthenocissus (English). Very successful with its help you can decorate mesh fences. Becomes the most beautiful colors of the leaves with the first frost. Then they turn purple, sometimes purple hues. The plant survives in any soil, hardy to drought. Can develop on the sand and in loam.

How to care for trees and shrubs

Usually plants along the fence are planted in one row. The depth of the trench for planting should be about two feet. If the fence is low, it is better to plant trees along it. They are not only visually lengthen it, but make it more reliable. Before you start mowing, you must wait for the moment when the crowns of adjacent trees will close. The easiest way to cut the lime and elm. Although in most cases it is necessary to apply for this to the professionals.

If you want to plant several rows of trees, it is better to use a combination of softwood and hardwood. Higher would look better in the background. Deciduous trees planted in this case, in the first row. Well, if they have the patchy foliage. These include willow and birch.

A good option - hawthorn, chokeberry, and viburnum. They can be combined with shrubs, planting small groups. For such ensembles suitable as lilac and elder. The latter can be planted separately. Because of its short stature, this tree will adorn the low fence. Elderberry is absolutely undemanding to the soil, though light. Can grow even without care and within three years, thus giving the lush blossoms and fruit. As the leaves and berries of this plant are used in phytotherapy.

Fences can also be decorated annual plants. Black beans, sweet peas are not fussy and will quickly rush up. Sweet peas in the garden will bloom first in may and finishes flowering one from last fall. This is a rather cold-resistant plant. Most abundant flowering occurs in well-warmed sun.

In addition to the desire to obtain aesthetic enjoyment from the daily contemplation of trees and shrubs, planting along the fence has a practical side. It can help, for example, to hide the flaws of the fence. And to isolate the area from prying eyes. Given the nature of the soil and the location of the site and the compatibility of individual trees and shrubs, you can do it quite successfully.

Advice 2: How to plant willow

IVA – plant of the family Salicaceae, which includes about one hundred and seventy species. As a rule, it is a tree or shrub growing up to ten to fifteen meters in height, although among the willows meet and a forty-metre giants, and in the polar regions grow low-growing prostrate species with a height of only a few centimeters. Willow is not very demanding to soil, feature beautiful shape of the crown, and loved by landscapers. Willows reproduce by seeds and cuttings.
How to plant willow
You will need
  • planting material;
  • - sand;
  • - pots of peat-compost;
  • - peat;
  • - rotted compost.
When storing the seeds of the willow is noticeably reduced germination, and therefore much easier to plant this plant will plant stalk. To obtain planting material annual use freshly cut willow shoots.
Rooted willow cuttings at home is best in the spring. Before planting, cut the shoots into lengths of three to four centimeters. It is noticed that the best rooted cuttings, cut from the thick part of the shoot closest to the trunk.
Plant the cuttings in a box of sand so that over the surface of the sand was no more than an inch of wood. Water the cuttings and place the container in a warm room. A box of shoots, cover with glass and ensure that the temperature of the air in it was not above twenty degrees.
For rooting of willow will take three to four weeks. All the time ensure that the sand in the box with the cuttings were wet. Rooted cuttings planted in separate pots tortoiseshell. A month and a half later, willow can be planted in a permanent place.
Pick a place to land. Willow will approach the area with loamy soil. Even if the selected location of the groundwater table close to the surface, the plant is not hurt.
The young plants planted in a permanent place with a clod of earth, healing occur anytime from mid-spring to October. Willow tree with exposed roots should be planted in early spring or early fall. If you are going to not grow very hardy form of this plant, plant it in the spring. For planting, dig a pit depth of two feet and a diameter of fifty centimeters.
Two-thirds fill the hole with a mixture of equal amounts of excavated soil, peat moss and rotted compost. Put the sapling in the hole, fill the free place the excavated soil and lightly compact the ground.
During the year after planting willows requires abundant watering every two weeks based twenty liters of water per plant. In dry weather the seedlings should be watered once a week.

Advice 3: How to plant viburnum

To Kalina well accustomed and abundantly fruitful, you need to know the appropriate time for planting. The soil can be prepared in two different ways. In the process of planting this plant has the feature that the gardener should be aware of.
Kalina's a fruit ornamental plant
Kalina is most often grown as a decorative shrub. But there are varieties hardy early appearance of fruit trees. This plant is loved by gardeners for several reasons: it is unpretentious, incredibly beautiful during flowering, autumn decorates the garden in an abundance of bright red fruit and nice touch of the leaves.

The best place for planting of viburnum

This plant is undemanding to soil conditions, but prefers soils that are rich in moisture. Therefore, it is desirable to plant near a well or water body and where the soil rarely dries up: at the bottom of the slopes, in partial shade, floodplain lands, in places where the water table close to the surface of the earth. To find out what their level on specific area, you can use the following method: you need to dig a hole with a depth of not less than a meter and see whether the act at its bottom wet. If during the day this did not happen, so the groundwater is quite deep, and for planting of viburnum should find a place near a source of moisture.

How to plant viburnum

Choosing a place for planting it should be thoroughly cleaned from the rhizomes of perennial weeds. It is better if the soil is sod-podzol, Chernozem, and meadow. The desirable pH level neutral or weak. Next, we need to dig a hole the size of 60/60/80 cm (the last number represents depth). On the bottom you need to put a layer of compost (5-7 cm), a little ash and potassium-phosphorous fertilizer. Then the hole until the middle is filled with water. When the liquid will be absorbed into the ground, you can start planting viburnum.

There is another method of soil preparation: the soil you removed when digging the hole, mixed with organic or mineral fertilizers. For this purpose, will be sufficient 1 bucket of compost or ½ Cup of potassium sulfate mixed with 2 tablespoons of urea and 1 Cup of superphosphate. Prior to the planting hole to ¾ fill in the thus prepared soil, shed 3-4 buckets of water and leave for a week.

In the process of planting viburnum has its own peculiarity: the root neck of a plant must necessarily sunk. This will provide good growth and proper development. The layer is laid in a pit of soil set the plant and sprinkle it with earth to form a mound with a height of 10-12 cm Then, the soil should be lightly compacted and watered. The first fertilizing is required during the blooming leaves. It consists of two tablespoons of urea per Bush.

In conditions of Central Russia for planting of viburnum preferably early fall. During this period the plant is in preparation for hibernation, but survives well and easily tolerates winter frosts. It started to grow right after the snow melts. Viburnum can be planted in early spring, at a time when the trees have not yet blossomed buds. If several seedlings are planted, the distance between them should be not less than 1.5 m.

Advice 4: Globular thuja - planting and care

Globular arborvitae is a versatile evergreen shrub for any landscape. Its advantage is that it is perfectly resistant to the conditions of the Russian climate. Thuja undemanding in care, and its globular crown creates protection from wind for other plants in the area.
Globular thuja - planting and care

Landing globular arborvitae

In order to plant thuja, need to buy seedlings or grow them yourself. Arborvitae seeds are placed in special knobs, which ripen in autumn. The best time for planting is spring. Plant seed to a depth of 5 cm Thuja rises fast enough, but it requires protection from the sun. The sprouts are so delicate, that the sun they die.

Thuja be planted in a permanent place in the age of 5-7 years. To do this, dig and carry it always with a clod of earth. Before doing this you should decide with the landing pit. The size of the pit shall be suitable for the plants root system. Usually the average depth is 60-80 cm

Prepare a hole a couple of weeks before the transplant. Fill it with special soil: two parts loam, one part peat, one part sand. Also add in the pit 5 grams of NPK. Put in the pit drainage layer of 20 cm, if the soil is very clayey. This will prevent the formation of root rot. During the transplant zaglubljaja th so that the root collar remains on the surface of the earth.


The first month after planting is the most important. Proper irrigation at this time 10 liters of water under a Bush on a weekly basis. In dry weather, watering the globular thuja twice a week. The lack of moisture, you will always notice thinning at the crown. Immediately after watering loosen the earth round tree trunks of thuja. The cultivation depth: 10 cm then lay around TUI mulch. Use peat moss or sawdust.

Fertilizing and protection from pests

Fertilizer make every spring in the area round tree trunks. The calculation is as follows: 100 grams of substance per one square meter. Early spring use of nitrogen fertilizer. In June, swipe potash fertilizer. In poor soil, be sure to make phosphate fertilizers. The young plants love the fertilizer slurry. Mullein dilute with water in ratio of 1:20.

To protect fifth from the invasion about scale insects, spray the tree early in the spring uktelecom or Malathion. Re-spraying swipe in the middle of summer. Malathion helps and from a thuja aphid. About the appearance of this pest can be judged by the yellowed crown. With other pests fight with drug Acarina. In the acidity of the soil or its salinity can occur fungal diseases.

Pruning and preparing for winter

Pruning dead branches is an important point in care. The crown of thuja formed independently. Therefore, remove only the dry or broken stems. Such pruning is carried out every spring. If your arborvitae performs the role of a hedge, trim it, not only in spring but also in late summer.

Adult thuja normally spend their winter under the snow layer. Sapling be sure to mask off dry leaves, twigs or insulation. At temperatures below -5oC, cover the plant with film advanced.
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