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6 Garden Screening Ideas For Your Home


While we may enjoy our beautiful gardens,  making a beautiful garden can be a cumbersome task. Garden screening might make a garden feel smaller as much as it offers us some privacy. Below are six excellent garden screening ideas provided by professional landscapers to give you the privacy that you need.

1. Hiding yout fence

A garden that has a fence has privacy although the fence may make it appear small. If you would like to improve its appearance, avoid tearing it down. You can hide its portion using artistic elements. Choose anything that attracts attention to it like adding lighting.



2. Plant taller plants against your fence

Plant taller plants like palms against your fence to increase its greenery. You should, therefore, think about the best color that suits your fence before planting any plant against your fence.



3. Screening materials


You can create a screen in your backyard using screening materials. Privacy screens allow air and light to the patio and also give you some privacy.

You can also use a bamboo to create a screen. Since bamboo grows quite fast, it can give you screening after one or two years from the moment you plant it.

Some types of bamboos do screening better than others. You can contact your local garden supplier to assist you to choose the right type of bamboo for your garden.


4. Try a vertical garden

vertical screen

If you are thinking of having a verdant backyard, but you lack space to cater for all plants, you could try a vertical garden. You can use recycled plastic bottles or old pallets and other cheap items to make a vertical garden.

You can also use commercially available garden kits to fill an area of your fence with plants.


5. Brush screening

You can use brush screening as your primary fencing material or use it on portions of your fence. Brush fencing adds texture and depth to your fence and also gives it a natural appearance.



6. Create a screen with hedges


Creating screen with hedges is an excellent way of creating a screen. Do this by growing native hedge plants which grow faster. You can alternatively use exotic species to create a better formal hedge that you want.

If you’re looking to create a garden screen you'll need the experience of a local garden specialist. With the Bricks+Agent online community hub it’s simple, easy and free to connect with a local professional with the right credentials and best quote for you!

Topics: Property Services, Repairs & Maintenance, Home Improvement, Inspo

Jon Stul

Written by Jon Stul

Having spent over 12 years in the real estate industry covering all facets from residential through to commercial, established and off plan properties and sub-divisions, he has an in depth knowledge of the industry. Stepping out of the industry four years ago and moving interstate to expand a frozen yoghurt chain that has gone from 1 to 4 stores in the time he has been involved. This was recently sold to Made Group. Real estate has always been in his blood and it was a natural fit to start Bricks + Agent given the amount of insight he has into the industry as a whole. Having seen how all different forms of traditional marketing was used to the direction that it is now heading today, we think we have come up with a truly unique proposition that fits into the current state of the property maintenance market.

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