Landscaping around birdcage

Landscaping around birdcage


» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors

» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Thread Tools
Landscaping around birdcage
Old 09-20-2019, 11:10 AM
meriboo meriboo is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Mexico Beach, Fl
Posts: 108
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Landscaping around birdcage

Putting landscaping around my pool birdcage. Looking for suggestions ..... on height and easy to maintain plants. This is my first pool/birdcage so I’m not sure what works and what doesn’t work the best. Please share your thoughts.
:Mexico Beach, Fl. The eye of the storm..Hurricane Michael
Reply With Quote

Old 09-20-2019, 12:42 PM
villagetinker's Avatar
villagetinker villagetinker is offline
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Village of Pinellas
Posts: 5,312
Thanks: 0
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts

You might want to contact master gardener, they have multiple meetings in the villages each month. I am sure they would be very helpful.
Pennsylvania, for 60+ years, most recently, Allentown, now TV.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 09-20-2019, 01:42 PM
tophcfa tophcfa is offline
Gold member
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and the Villages
Posts: 1,119
Thanks: 66
Thanked 83 Times in 44 Posts

We went with podocarpus on both sides of our birdcage/pool as it is relatively easy to care for, will grow into a full privacy hedge, and we can prune it to the height we want. We just fertilize it and prune it a couple times per year. They were planted two years ago and have almost doubled in size. By the end of next summer we will have excellent privacy hedges.

Just be sure to leave enough space between the birdcage and whatever you plant so it has room to grow and will still allow you to walk between the plants and the birdcage to trim your plants.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2019, 06:54 AM
gomsiepop gomsiepop is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 323
Thanks: 1
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

DO NOT plant bamboo. So different to maintain as it grows so quickly.
It is a positive attitude towards life that makes dreams come true
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2019, 01:35 PM
JP's Avatar
JP JP is offline
Veteran member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: The Village of St. James and Marquette, Michigan
Posts: 656
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

My neighbor put in lots of bushy tall bushes. Not my preference but he is a nudist, so I'm thankful.
"I am a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it." -Thomas Jefferson
Reply With Quote

landscaping, birdcage, works, doesn’t, i’m
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:20 PM.