Climbing garden plants need a sturdy and fail-safe support - garden lattice. It is used in constructing espaliers, pergolas and trellis for horizontal and vertical zoning purposes.
Here wood, plastic, brick and stone are used as building materials, serving two functions: decorating the walls of the building and fences, marking off certain garden areas.
Wooden or metal lattice function as a garden trellis base. They are arranged along the pathways, against the walls of the buildings, along the garden edge, the construction being mobile and light. The main task is to display beautiful climbing plants, which have some interesting features to them.
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Garden trellis ideas
Trellis can be used to screen unsightly areas of the garden and separate the leisure area from other garden zones. Besides defining specific areas within the garden, garden trellis also perform a decorative function, for example fencing patio area. The plants used for this particular purpose could be: virgin’s-bower, ivy, rambling rose, hop, actinidia, wistaria and other climbing plants.
Garden fence performs first of all protective function, establishing the borders and shaping the lot. It also serves as a decorative element, playing a big role in enhancing the appearance of a garden. Garden screening come in different shapes and are made of various materials (metal, concrete, stone, wood, brick, etc.). It can also be a hedge, which secondly protects the lot from dust and noise. Garden screening can also serve as a background for garden design, such as parterre, flower-beds and landscape zones.
Garden fencing ideas
Fencing can become a strong design element if you decide to place decorative shrub groups in front of the fence. The conifers, such as northern white cedar, juniper, microbiota and low spruce work best here, looking good all year-round.
Garden fence panels
Wood is one of the most popular materials in garden fence constructing. It is eco-friendly, affordable, beautiful and simple to operate. Garden fence panels blend well with both country landscape and other materials. Wood and wood-shaving panels of certain forms and sizes, covered with water-repellent spray, are used when constructing such fence.
Depending on the design of the panels you can choose either a shadowbox fence or a solid one. To protect the wood from decay, mold, atmospheric phenomena and fungus, it needs to be covered with protective coating. Antiseptics are used for these purposes and then transparent or coloured coating is applied.
Palisade fencing has a lot of advantages: it is affordable, good looking and has a specific construction. Such fence is durable, withstands temperature drops and precipitation, doesn’t rot, doesn’t require being serviced during its operational life. Palisade fencing consists of profiled steel panels, covered with polymeric coat, attached to a metal frame.
Picket fences, unlike the metal ones, need repetitive painting and trouble-shooting due to mechanical action or weather impact. But they are easily restored- the pickets can be replaced if needed.
Nothing matches natural wood in beauty. Picket fencing can be used to distinguish domestic borders or to separate certain garden areas and flower-beds, to define small architectural forms within the garden.
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Bamboo fencing is a sturdy, beautiful, novel type of fencing which can blend really well with surrounding landscape. Requiring minimal maintenance and care, it can be used to distinguish domestic borders or to separate certain areas within the garden. Bamboo screening takes little space and protects the lot from noise. Among the disadvantages is a need for waxing and poor bamboo firmness characteristics - there might be some difficulties with trimming when assembling the fence.
Willow fencing is highly decorative, eco-friendly and easy of access (you will find the needed materials in almost every country side). Willow screening needs to be protected from moist. It isn’t durable, the withes dry up with time and need to be replaced or restored.
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Fence trellis have long operational life, don’t require maintenance and care, are beautiful and attractive, allowing to see through the fence. The fence consists of trellis panels with different unit sizes. Thanks to specific trellis screening configuration, sunlit areas will dominate in the garden. Such fences are ideally suited for small areas and are easy to set. Not only they are used for establishing private property borders, but they also find application in public places.