Any easy low cost solutions to hiding outdoor garbage pails?

Our 4 pails (2 tall recycle bins and 2 tall garbage bins) are big, bulky and unsightly. They currently sit by the side of the driveway, half-way between the street and back yard for easy wheeling to the curb at my elderly mother's home. The driveway is paved (thank goodness!). I'm looking for a way to hide or camouflage them to make them go away from our view without moving their location and would appreciate any suggestions.

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  • Jewellmartin Jewellmartin on Jul 20, 2017
    Why not use trellises with vines, or a folding screen, or one or two old doors mounted on a 2" x 4", set in the ground and braced if needed, Set your trash blind between you and the street. When you drive into the driveway, make sure there is a blind from that angle, or stare at the carport until you get past the trash cans. Or you could paint the cans and lids, and stencil the house numbers on all the pieces. Put lipstick on that pig! Best wishes 😇

  • Cin21825342 Cin21825342 on Jul 20, 2017
    You can get pallets for really cheap, maybe free and turn them into a trash can screen so they won't be visible from the street.

  • Barbara Barbara on Jul 20, 2017
    Buy white plastic lattice sheets at Lowes cut and screw together the size you need.

  • Elizabeth Dion Elizabeth Dion on Jul 20, 2017
    Can someone build her a lattice divider to hide them behind?

  • Dianna Dianna on Jul 21, 2017
    That sounds like a great idea! Now, to find someone.....  Thanks for your help!!

  • Vicki Vicki on Jul 21, 2017
    buy some tall enough arbovidae trees transplanthem into nice plant pots to dress them up or build a raised lanter box for them! Get s few potatoes vines to spill out over the front!