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Here's a good example of foundation planting that takes the view from the home into consideration. I've seen too many examples of overgrown front yard foundation planting that not only covers up windows completely, but that also hide the entire front of the home.
Besides looking bad and eliminating views, tall plants in fornt of windows are great places for burglers to gain access into your home without being seen. In most cases, it's best for your front yard foundation planting schemes to not cover windows and create areas like this.