screening for large acre site

emer burton asked 13 years ago
i have an acre site in enniskerry very open i need suggestions of what time of trees i can plant to screen around the house and that are evergreen…i need hardy trees that will not be eaten by passing deer… i had planted 3 lovely mountain ash and all were eaten by deer…also the soil is very rocky and doesnt seem to contain a great amt of good soil? any suggestions greatly appreciated

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Probably the best choice is pine, mixed with birch and hazel with some holly too. All native trees and easy to grow. Plant small … cheaper … and keep weeds down for the first five years.

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