This is a "warning" post. I had planted a row of these about 4 years ago, with the intention of blocking out the neighbor behind us. Our 6 foot privacy fence, on a slope, was only about 5 feet in reality. True to their information, they do grow extremely fast and provide excellent privacy. Within 3 years they were about 15 feet tall.
Unfortunately, we spent last summer trying to exterminate them. The roots are VERY invasive. I found a
on Feb 04, 2013
I might suggest Bamboo for privacy - with a little preparation, you can have the privacy of
bamboo without the invasive qualities. Before you plant, make sure you install a barrier that is specifically made for bamboo. We smaller bamboo for privacy 4 years ago because that's all we could afford, we now have total privacy for 45 feet of our back yard. The ones we planted mature at 20 feet, are nice and bushy, and are aesthetically pleasing.
I would really appreciate any advice concerning this plant. I have had it in water for a month but no roots have come out, I'm not sure what it is or what I need to do in order to plant it. Thank you very much!
on Sep 05, 2012
I've know them to be called Snake Plants. They look like Snakes coming out of the ground in
this year i wanted to start a lil garden with some tomatoes and peppers along with a few hanging plants...
so looking out my window this spring i saw an old swingset frame and a bookcase that had seen better days...and thought hummm..wonder what i can do with those...
Thus became my lil raised bed garden (the bookcase) with hanging plants overhead on the swing frame. I even used some of the rubber mats that my grandson didn't use anymore to kneel on along with a few tiles left