Another great article from Mother Earth News. I want to start a living fence, and will implement many of these ideas.
Fences on your farm or homestead define property boundaries and separate production zones (garden, pasture, orchard). They provide privacy and security from animal (and perhaps human) intruders. They confine livestock and protect them from predators. They guard crop areas from wild raiders (such as deer) as well as animal allies (such as sheep and goats).
Read more here: Living Fences: How-To, Advantages and Tips | freedomfarmtv.