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You could always put some sort of planter box in front/over it, like an upside down window valance. Something like a brick planter box
Give the ivy a few more weeks, and some compost to help it along. Wrap the bundle in a mesh to give the ivy more purchase. or put a short section of trellis in front of the bundle/wall for it to grab onto. Disappearing bundle, like magic. Shrubs if you feel you must, but given the ivy is already working the area, let it work.
There are a few options. You can get some brown gutter downspouts, cut out the back end and mount it over the pipes. I think the downspout will look better versus the gutter because of it's uniform shape. This is commonly done in my area but it is installed at the same time as the pipes so that the pipes can run through it without having to cut the ...
This is the procedure: (1) Have a REAL bricklaying-mason repair hole. Holes in brick are repaired with brick. Do not hire an idiot. It is harder to repair a brick wall than to build a brick wall. (2) Drill 3/4" hole through wall. (3) Put electrical conduit through wall. (4) Seal conduit with approved material to make completely air and water tight. (5) ...
That is a large hole, I would probably try to find or fabricate something like this: You could pack insulation between the inside and outside plates to stop drafts. Surface mount an exterior electrical box to the outside plate for your GFI receptacle. drill holes in the plates to pass conduit/wire through.
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