A hedgerow can provide a natural backdrop for an outdoor room while also shielding an unsightly view and supplying privacy. Here, flowering shrubs in front of a taller hedge form a layered, living wall that hides the driveway and a neighbor's house.
Similar to shown:
'Endless Summer' hydrangea, in a 1-gallon pot, about $30; whiteflowerfarm.com
. Bay Laurel in a 3-gallon pot, about $55; fast-growing-trees.com