I cannot believe how tall these two fast growing evergreen trees got in just a couple of years! Our landscape designers suggested as we were developing our plan right after completing the build. Originally, I had just planned on planting some evergreen bushes around the base of the home and lining the patio, but thank goodness a professional stepped in and jazzed it up for me. I don't think that the home would have looked bad by any means, but I certainly believe that it has a much grander ambiance as a result of the types of trees that we have chosen to include. After going through this experience, I would definitely recommend consulting a professional before breaking ground on any new landscaping.
If anybody is in need of some fast growing evergreen trees, I would definitely look into these babies. I am not talking about the trees in the foreground, I am referring to the ones that line the back fence line of our entire property. I asked the guys at our local nursery for their recommendations on fast growing evergreens and they suggested these tall Norway spruce trees because of how thick they would get. The guys said that these are often used as privacy trees for just this reason because they block neighbors both visually and as far as sound. To be honest, even if you are not trying to create a natural fence of sorts, I still think that they would be a great addition to pretty much any landscape design 2022.
At first I thought that fast growing evergreen trees would be too much to maintain in our front yard, but I actually am so pleased that we chose them because they got so big so fast. I try to use as many evergreen trees for landscaping as possible because they stay vibrant all year round even through the gloomy winter months. Because we have a very neutral stone siding, I like the have as much color as possible to offset all of the grey and tans. Rich hunter green is such a beautiful contrast against the stone, so the fast growing trees that look a little bit like large topiaries we planted to flank the doors ended up being such a perfect touch to really bring some life to the front yard.
We have been looking for some petite fast growing evergreen trees for a few months now, and finally found the perfect dwarf hedges to line our front yard pathway. I love the stone exterior of our home, but it is so neutral that sometimes it can make our front yard area feel very "one note," if you will. The main thing that I wanted to achieve here was to bring in vibrant colors from evergreen trees that would last all year round. When I went to the local nursery and started looking at various species, I realized that a tree may be a little bit too large for our layout. For this reason, we started looking into fast growing evergreen shrubs that would be a little bit lower to the ground, but that would still be very lush and thick.
Whenever I am in doubt of what plants I want to add throughout my property, I tend to choose fast growing evergreen trees because they are basically a no-fail option. I give the same advice to any of my friends and family that have landscaping questions or want advice on fast growing shrubs. I definitely would not call myself an expert gardener, nor do I have a green thumb. But, over the years, I have tried and failed enough to know what works for my skill level and our climate. Everything from large holly bushes to dwarf evergreen trees tend to do well for us because they remain green all year round and tend to fill out very quickly (in part due to the fertilizer I use). This photo of our front yard shows pretty clearly how we mix and match different species to come up with a varied look.
I was so thrilled to find out that these classic tall Tuscan-looking trees actually fall under the category of fast growing evergreen trees (something that I was online searching for). I have always been inspired by style of those gorgeous villas scattering the Italian countryside and, truthfully, always dreamed of creating a similar look at our home here in the states. We have been trying to figure out the best trees for privacy in order to block off our backyard both visually and sound-wise, that is surrounded on all sides by neighbors (unfortunately very closely). For the longest time, I was considering some type of thick evergreen shrubs to act as a sort of sound barrier but then I remembered those tall and elegant trees that we saw on all of our tips abroad. I thought that these would look beautiful lined up in the back of our yard along the fence.