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Long grasses for screening

My garden's border with our neighbour is very open with only post and rail fencing in place. I want to put some screening in place which is around 4 foot high, although it could be higher. 

I've been told tall grasses are great for this, but when I look online it seems most grasses need to be cut back once a year, meaning they would only provide around 9 months of coverage each year.

Does anyone know of any grasses or sedges which would provide year round screening?

Any suggestions very gratefully recieved.

Last edited: 17 September 2016 19:17:43


  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 36,825

    Clumping bamboo would suit (careful not to get the rampant varieties). You never have to cut them back.

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