Thuja is easily the most popular tree for privacy and shade out there. Dense and evergreen, it can be shaped in any way you want, which makes one of the best hedge plants out there
Live in a hot climate prone to drought? Cypress are a godsend for backyards in hotter climate zones. Cypress trees will still do well in more temperate climate zones
If you want to make a real statement with your front yard landscaping, then a willow tree will give you that wow factor.
Another deciduous option that's completely worth it just for the glorious fall garden color, the maple tree is a time-tested favorite. Maple trees also are low-maintenance.
Mysterious and characterful, yew trees provide dense, dark green foliage that's evergreen, with the female trees producing colorful red berries
Holly is a brilliant all-rounder, providing your yard with shade, privacy, and enhanced security thanks to its spiky foliage
All fruit trees are great candidates for front or back yard privacy enhancement, but the cherry tree has to be the most aesthetically pleasing option.
A tough, undemanding plant that is known not only for its privacy-enhancing properties but also for its air purifying potential, the juniper is a popular choice in urban yards
Cedar trees make for a majestic addition to a front or back yard. Atlantic cedar and red cedars will grow very, very tall over time
One of our all-time favorites, acacias are versatile, beautiful trees with dense, interweaved branches with tiny leaves on them.