Have you been searching for the perfect way to complete your outside garden? Are you
looking for an unobtrusive way to distinguish your property from your neighbors? Do you want to protect your new
budding flowers from neighborhood children and pets? Building a garden fence is the solution to all of these
issues. A decorative garden fence is a great way to accent any outdoor garden making it more aesthetically
If you are looking to separate your property from your next door neighbors, but don’t want
to seem too obvious; then a garden fence is just the thing. There are many varieties to choose from in several
different components. Wood fencing is a good selection for a refined country look. Vinyl fences are as durable as
their wood counterpart, but can take more damage from the weather and animals. Each of these is readily available
at garden centers and lumber yards.
Bamboo is one of the top materials decided upon when making a garden fence. It offers the
purchaser an inexpensive solution with the bonus of easy maintenance. Some home owners settle on a Dry Stone wall
to encompass their garden. This option is great if you wish for an authentic approach, but keep in mind the size of
the rocks. Be sure to plan for enough space. Another type of barrier is the White Picket fence. This brings to mind
a country cottage or a quiet suburban home. White Picket fencing is low in cost, yet still adds a quiet charm to
Now, that we have considered the fundamentals it’s time to move on to the design. There is
a multitude of layouts for fencing. Some patterns to contemplate are a delicate scroll scheme, lattice work;
various geometric formations, and old fashioned trellis look. The deciding factors of your decorative garden fence
should hinge upon the type of garden planted and your personal style.
Lastly, the color of the fence is very important. White is a popular choice to contrast
with the bold colors of a garden, but also very high maintenance. White is prone to discoloration, stains easily,
and becomes dirty fast. Green is an excellent pick if you wish to maintain a natural look to blend in with your
garden. Black is a good choice for its durability and elegance. Keep in mind the fencing will showcase your garden
as well as your home.