Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge. Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes
TOP 10 Best Plants for Hedges and How to Plant Them
Hedges are a necessary part of every garden, providing privacy, blocking wind or even buffering noise. But most importantly edges provide structure to your garden. Hedging plants are usually budget friendly especially if you buy them bare-rooted.
Tall hedge with Gothic window in a Cotswold garden in the UK. Architect Robert Hardwick designed the house that goes with this garden so he may have also designed this vignette. Photo by Simon Brown. (from House & Garden)