Cedar Trees around an out building provide some interest. Landscaping is pretty easy as cedars are good growers needing little or no attention or maintenance. Furthermore as an evergreen tree type, green cedars are on display year round.
Cedar Trees are resilient. Cedar Tree forest shown here are growing 50 to 80 feet high off the ledge of an rock escarpment dropping of 150 feet. Cedars are an evergreen tree, meaning that cedars do not drop leaves in winter. The grove of cedars below helps protect the escarpment from hard wind and rains all year round.
A “Wow Garden” in part has to do with contrast between plants and trees. If you have mature cedar hedge, it creates a great dark green back drop for bright contrasting garden flowers as can be seen to the photo. Don’t have 5-8 years to wait for cedar trees to grow, then possibly consider a fence.
The Balsam Fir tree is an evergreen tree that keeps its fine needle-like leaves even in winter.
Evening picture of White Cedar Tree growing at Crater Lake.
Photo of 2 evergreen Cedar Trees trimmed into a globe shape.
Great example of landscape border decorations using 6 to 8 feet tall cedars.
Real tree branches and needle decorations bring the outdoors of nature into your home, as on this fireplace mantle
Comparison of the evergreen Cedar tree’s leaves when living and dead.
Little Christmas photo of a snowman on a hicks yew evergreen shrub.
Making a natural center piece is easiest if you have access to branches of a pine and/or cedar tree.
The white pine and cedar are evergreen trees so creating a natural display can be done any time during the year,
Christmas is the best time. Especially with twinkle lights and a few snowy décor accessories.
We have lots of Pictures of Christmas Trees
A mature white pine is one of the taller trees in the forest.
In the evergreen tree class, because it retains it’s green needles year round.
In the Autumn a large perimeter bed of fallen needles is created .. which animals rummage around in and source the seeds found in pine cones
White Pine trees is readily identified by it’s soft needles.
Two features of a having a good Cedar Tree Hedge are:
- Privacy and
- Cedar hedge can define your property line(s)
If you have a trouble neighbor there is truth in the saying the “good fences make good neighbors”
A cedar hedge could provide the privacy you are after!
Topiary is the art of clipping the foliage of shrubs to maintain clearly defined shapes. This juniper tree has been trimmed to create its unusual shape.
Golf course landscape design showing both evergreen and deciduous trees in the fall.