Two things are very
important in the garden. They are privacy and shelter. The latter is often a
problem in gardens which are exposed to cold prevailing winds. Both these
points are important not only for the gardener himself, but also for the
plants in his garden. Young growth can be severely damaged by cold winds and
frequent buffeting will cause a great deal of root disturbance. Although
privacy and shelter can be provided by trees and shrubs, fences also have an
important part to play
A maximum privacy fence can also be a barrier for reducing
noise. When total privacy is not required, lattice lets you develop
interesting fence patterns that allow some view.
There are many different type of privacy fencing in the
market today., including those constructed with vinyl,
Wood fences provide some of the most attractive options for
a fence design geared to privacy. To explore some of the types of wood fences,
please see below....
The stockade style is an example of a fence design that can afford a solid
barrier between your yard and your neighbor's, resulting in almost total
privacy. While masonry work such as brick can do the same, it costs
significantly more than does a wood fence.
Others prefer a compromise on privacy, choosing wood fences with a certain
amount of airiness to them, to avoid fencing out the outer world altogether.
Tall picket fencing is an example of such a fence design style for
partial privacy. Another fence design option here is
fencing, for the lattice pattern will open up the screen more that the
A popular alternative to the two types of fence design discussed above is a
hybrid fence design: i.e., a solid barrier for the bottom three-quarters of
the fencing, with lattice on top to provide visual interest