One of the best ways to create privacy and security is to use your landscaping to create barriers. Trees, shrubbery, and terraced flower beds are functional landscaping elements that not only look beautiful, they do double duty as security and privacy features.
One fun way to create a beautiful aesthetic appeal and a high degree of both privacy and security is to use mixed borders along the edges of your property. By combining plants such as Evergreens and flowering shrubs, with hardscaping elements such as rock walls, you create a terraced boundary that is highly effective at keeping both wind and prying eyes away.
You can further enhance the effectiveness of your security by including plants with natural defensive mechanisms. Plants such as Holly, Roses, and many other options are replete with prickly thorns that keep pests and predators at bay. Equally important, the blooms and blossoms springing forth from these plants bring color and vibrancy to your property which enhances your home’s curb appeal considerably.
Functional landscaping requires skillful planning and execution to create. At Hermes Landscaping planning and project completion are our fortes and we invite you to contact us to learn more about our award winning services.