Living fences are a fabulous way of bordering your property. Not only are they lively, but if you choose blooming shrubs, they brighten the garden with their flowers. You might also add some “wow” factor by growing flowering plants on an existing fence. The effect will add vivid color and texture, especially on old, ugly fences. Flowering fences work in a variety of sites, provided they are suitable for your zone, lighting, and soil type.
Things to Consider About Flowering Fences
Almost everyone loves flowers. If you have an old, unkempt fence, cover it in blooms. Flowers to cover fences may be vines or shrubs, and they are the perfect cover-up for a divider that is past its prime. Flowers that climb fences are another option to beautify an eyesore. Using flowers along fences can pretty up the boundary. They will also attract bees and other pollinators to help your veggies and other flowers produce. You may want a plant that will produce a boundary, flowers that grow over fences, or a blooming vine or shrub as a cover up.
Before you select your plants, remember you will need to consider their mature height so you can get the correct number of the bloomers. Check the plant’s zone and lighting requirements. Additionally, do a soil test so you can amend the soil as needed to provide the perfect place for the roots. You may have to plant support for your plants as well, which is easier to set up prior to planting. If you want drip irrigation, set up the bare bones so it will be easy to direct water to each plant’s roots. […]
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