02:35PM | 04/12/05
Member Since: 11/11/04
6 lifetime posts
I'm a beginner at landscaping and need some help. I have an area that's about 5' X 5' in the corner of a fenced backyard (6' tall fence). I live in a townhome, so I'd like to plant a tree that will grow to about 15-25' to block out some of the view of the homes behind me. For that reason, I'd prefer something that's fast-growing and an evergreen/conifer, so that the view is blocked year-round. I would also prefer something that is tolerant of pruning, as I'll have to make sure it doesn't grow into a nearby path and I may want to prune off lower branches in order to plant flowers around the bottom of the tree. Any suggestions? Thanks!


03:14PM | 04/12/05
Member Since: 11/11/04
6 lifetime posts
Thanks so much for suggestion. Your response reminded me that I forgot to mention that I'm in Maryland (zone 7). Thanks again!


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