Arborvitae represents a classic example of a tree which makes a handsome, evergreen shrub border when planted in groups. Other popular choices include yew, fir, hemlock, false cypress, juniper and dogwood.
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Melissa Jordan-Reilly has been a writer for 20 years, both as a newspaper reporter and as an editor of nonprofit newsletters. Among the publications in which she has published are, "The Winsted Journal," "Taconic" and "Compass Magazine." A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Jordan-Reilly also pursues sustainable agriculture techniques and tends a market garden at her Northwestern Connecticut home.