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Outdoor Ideas 101-Great Garden Fence Ideas For You

By Edited Aug 26, 2016 1 0

You are no doubt in need of some great garden fence ideas that will help you bring your backyard to life. While I will leave the actual gardening up to you, as well as planting all the right flowers and vegetables in your undeniably fertile soil, there is no doubt in my mind that you will find the information provided in this article to be extremely beneficial if a good fence is what you need. Before we really plunge into the meat of this content, I would like to ask you a question that you should seriously ponder: are you really ready for a garden fence project? While it certainly is not the most complicated task you will have to involve yourself with, it is important to keep in mind that it may be costly (depending on the size of your garden lot) and the type of fence you put in. Not to mention the simple amount of labor that you will be putting into it. With that covered, let us jump into a great overview of garden fences for you.

 A General Overview of Garden Fences for Your Yard

Before we jump into exploring specific garden fence products that you can purchase, it is important to highlight some of the main features you should look for from virtually any thing on the market. On that note, you should immediately draw your attention to the height of the fence, as well as the overall area dimensions. You should really take out a ruler and measure the length and width of your garden so you know exactly what you need. With regards to the height, this will be more of an estimate on your part. Undoubtedly, garden fences come in a variety of sizes. You may want a traditional fence that sits around knee height on your average person, or you might even want to consider a five or six foot fence to create a wholly private area for yourself. Once you determine what you really want from your garden fence, moving forward will be much easier.

Next you should be sure to consider the materials and color of your soon to be garden fence. Unlike regular fencing that goes around your property line, you are almost expected to pick fencing that will look appealing and different to the eye. Some people choose a white picket fence style, which I personally find to be lovely in its aesthetic. A product like the Suncast GVF24 Grand View Fence fits the bill for a product of that nature very nicely. Of course, perhaps you are not too interested in something fancy. There is some great fencing that has been developed for the sole purpose of blending into your garden environment, and keeping pests like rodents and rabbits away from your growing vegetables and flowering plants. The actual fence materials can vary from company to company, but on average you can expect wood, a durable plastic, or metal of some sort. In this case, you will likely get what you pay for so to speak.

One other garden fence idea that you may have not considered is the idea of a portable and retractable garden fence. Some people only have gardens for a season, or an even smaller period of time throughout the year. There is little sense in putting up a huge fence if you intend to use that portion of your land for other reasons throughout the year. There are quite a few products on the market that are designed to be temporary, and removable so you can place them in storage for the next years gardening season. While this undoubtedly will not appeal to huge garden enthusiasts, it is always a good idea to keep your options on the table as you explore products of this nature.

 The Best Garden Fence Deals You Can Get!

Now I will be exploring a few great garden fence products that you can buy to bring your backyard to life. The first of these is a very simple product that works on a utilitarian level and blends into your garden almost seamlessly. The Origin Point 022450 Green Vinyl Garden Fence is an excellent quality product. I have actually seen it in use at my grandmother’s house, and it works very well considering the price. While it is not the go-to product if you are looking to be remotely artsy, or are planning to add a unique aesthetic to your yard, it certainly works well when it comes to stopping unwanted intruders. I recommend this product especially for smaller garden areas, and for those who are on a low budget as well and need a lot of fencing.

Alternatively you may want to consider the Master Mark Plastics 38532 Landscape Cape Cod Fence. This essentially is the “white picket fence” of the garden industry. It looks great on the whole and offers an aesthetic that is truly the American dream in fence form. If you want to add a nice aesthetic to your yard, this is undoubtedly a product to buy. This product is purchased in inexpensive segments, but you should be sure to take measurements to guarantee that you buy enough for your garden. Hopefully the garden fence ideas explored in this article provide you with a great starting point for making your plot come to life.

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