Plants such as privet or barberry need severe pruning immediately after planting and at the beginning of the second year to make them bushy.
The planting included oak, ash, crab-apple, field maple, hawthorn, blackthorn, privet and dogwood and down by the ponds in River Field two areas of willows were planted.
Chinese privet is most abundant along margins of gravel and paved roads, where it often forms dense, impenetrable stands with relatively dark understories.
It had been a lilac, possibly, or an ancient privet .
Yaupon and privet together constitute 86-96% of total fruit eaten by Hermit Thrushes at our study sites.
The front garden, behind the privet , was clipped to within an inch of its life, with a single standard rose in the dead centre.
The overstory and understory are dominated by hackberry and privet , respectively.
Swirling robins and starlings competed for the red berries of the barberry and the blue berries of the privet .
Instead of a privet hedge, why not train apple trees to clothe a lattice?
Cut leafless stems of rose, abelia, bridal wreath, privet and other plants into 8-to - 10-inch lengths and set them directly in the propagation bed or container.