Disguising a Not-so-pretty Utility Pole

City utility poles are a necessity, but they are NOT pretty. Although we are lucky enough to not have wires on the front of our property and city block, we do have them in the rear. We planted this tree in front of the utility pole situated pretty much in the center of property lot adjacent to our home. It's a maple, and we keep it trimmed tightly so we can avoid the utility company's hired tree massacres when overgrowth interferes with safety.
View from the alley, behind the fence. Tree lines up with the utility pole.
View from inside the yard....utility wires are still visible, but the pole is camouflaged.
Rita C. - Panoply
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