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16 garden fences your neighbours want to copy

Bethan Jones—homify Bethan Jones—homify
Atkinsons Fencing Work Scandinavian style garden by Atkinsons Fencing Ltd Scandinavian
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As much as your main focus in a garden should be the lovely plants and perfectly chosen flowers, when someone has taken the time to really think about the fencing they have in place, it stands out for all the right reasons.

The ideal way to box in your space, add a little privacy and really tie a theme together, any landscape architect will tell you how vital your fencing is. With that in mind, we've found some great styles for you to consider.  

You never know, the icing on the cake that is your garden might be waiting for you in here! 

Original article by Amy Buxton for homify UK

1. Strong, stylish and sturdy, this horizontal wooden slat fencing is classic for a reason

2. For something a little more adventurous, what about black fencing?

3. Symmetry is key for making your garden feel cohesive

patio with raised sitting area and suspended brick barbecue Modern garden by Progressive Design London Modern
Progressive Design London

patio with raised sitting area and suspended brick barbecue

Progressive Design London

4. Decorative trellis edging is great for a country garden

A curved deck links the seating area to the house Asian style garden by Lush Garden Design Asian
Lush Garden Design

A curved deck links the seating area to the house

Lush Garden Design

5. Let the light still pour in with short, spaced slat fencing

6. Plantation style shutter fencing looks incredible in a hard wood finish

7. Woven fencing is beautiful and has the added bonus of being easy to move

8. Stilted fences let you plant taller shrubs, without interfering with the panels themselves

Black granite and concrete shutter board wall Industrial style garden by Robert Hughes Garden Design Industrial
Robert Hughes Garden Design

Black granite and concrete shutter board wall

Robert Hughes Garden Design

9. Keep it light and bright by painting a sturdy wooden fence in a light colour

Narbonne Avenue Clapham Minimalist style garden by Bolans Architects Minimalist
Bolans Architects

Narbonne Avenue Clapham

Bolans Architects

10. Delicate fencing on top of an existing wall will finish the space off perfectly

Bowden House Minimalist style garden by Aralia Minimalist Stone

Bowden House


11. In a small space, try to stick with thin slats and a pale colour, as this will help keep the garden feeling bigger

Small back garden design Modern garden by homify Modern

Small back garden design


12. Trellis fencing adds a really beautiful dynamic of texture and shape

13. Privacy isn't a problem with tightly bound woven panels that sit up high

​Back garden at Bedford Gardens House. Modern garden by Nash Baker Architects Ltd Modern
Nash Baker Architects Ltd

​Back garden at Bedford Gardens House.

Nash Baker Architects Ltd

14. This rich wooden design features features unusual cut outs, so lacks privacy but looks oh so chic!

15. Rich and simple, this horizontal slatted fence is a timeless classic

Contemporary screening , fencing & wall panels Modern garden by Paul Newman Landscapes Modern
Paul Newman Landscapes

Contemporary screening , fencing & wall panels

Paul Newman Landscapes

16. Take inspiration from the shapes of your plants and trees for a really cohesive feel. Look at all the curves here!

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 12 beautiful indoor courtyard ideas to try

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