If we were to remove the hedges along the front of the space we like the idea of using something like this for privacy. This feels like it lets more light in vs. the current hedges which feel claustrophobic.
Raised bed/planter/fence/privacy screen: this is now featured at http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-BUILD-MULTI-USE-RAISED-BED-PLANTERS-WITH-PR/ with complete instructions for building a planter with a back 48"H. You can get a PDF too. Please vote for me in the "Outdoor Structures" contest. Thanx!!
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