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By Natnev

New Zealand Nz

I have a border near where my son plays basketball so anything that I have tried to plant there gets bashed by the ball. It is an area that needs screening from the neighbors too. Any ideas for a hardy plant that can withstand the ball?



bamboo would work well for both but get the clump forming type .

3 Nov, 2014


Have you considered cactus?

3 Nov, 2014


with kids ? how about a bear trap lol ?

3 Nov, 2014


Shift the basket ball hoop?

3 Nov, 2014


My first thought was also a spiky plant and a laugh as my children have not played ball near my Agave bed since a ball was impaled on it.

Where in NZ are you? Bamboo would provide screening and not mind the odd ball hitting them. Soft grasses like Miscanthus come to mind.

3 Nov, 2014


great minds botanic lol

3 Nov, 2014

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