Evergreen shrubs are exceedingly useful in gardens, serving as hedges, privacy screens, and more—and these varieties thrive with low water

Lauren Dunec Hoang  – October 21, 2015 | Updated September 2, 2020

Sure you could always build a fence for privacy. But why not use living shrubs to screen your yard from passersby and prying eyes? These evergreens not only make ideal hedgerows, but they’re low-water and even provide habitat for birds. 


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