Planting large evergreen trees is an effective method of creating privacy in your backyard. The closer the trees are planted to the outdoor living space, the fewer and smaller the trees will need to be. The further away from the space will require larger and more evergreen trees to create the desired privacy.
A good landscape design that includes planting large evergreen screen trees will be creative with the selection and placement of the trees. Whenever possible it usually is best to avoid simply planting a row of evergreen trees. Using an assortment of varieties of evergreen trees and strategic placement of the trees will help promote a warm setting for your backyard Gathering Place!