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    • By theGrinch 7th Aug 18, 7:40 AM
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    Planting to cover a fence
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    Planting to cover a fence 7th Aug 18 at 7:40 AM
    Any suggestions for plants dense enough that I can use to trail over and cover a 6ft tall fence, but not ivy?
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    • Grenage
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    A clematis will probably do the job; its not a bad idea to mix winter and summer flowering varieties.
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    Russian Vine, if you're brave enough.
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    What area do you live in? Something like trachelospermum would work well in a milder climate and something like Akebia quinata in a colder and your find plenty of Lonicera suitable for everything inbetween
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    the South but with a north facing garden.
    "enough is a feast"...old Buddist proverb
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    Personally i'd go for Lonicera periclymenum Serotina or lonicera Japonica Halliana if you want a evergreen, unfussy and low maintenance easy to find at any garden centre or nursery
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