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Low-maintenance vinyl provides an updated look to the classic white picket fence. It keeps its pristine look -- and you never need to paint it because you buy in the color you want -- white in this case.
Here's a hint: If a white fence feels stark in your yard, soften it by weaving rambling roses, clematis, or other plants through the pickets.
Tightly packed stakes create privacy and interest. Here, bamboo is packed into a frame of sturdy, upright timbers. Create a fun textural contrast by using feathery plantings in beds lining the panels.
Create a contemporary feel with interesting rails. In keeping with the long, straight lines and tightly clipped formality of the rest of the landscape, this fence uses horizontal wood rails strengthened by diagonal boards in a triangular pattern.
Test Garden Tip: Attach wire mesh to the inside of your fence to keep out unwelcome critters
Give extra interest to a traditional privacy fence by topping it with a contrasting panel. Standard lattice panels can do the job, or make your own unique design by using perforated aluminum panels framed in matching cedar.
Test Garden Tip:If the view outside your fence isn't so pretty, hang a mirror on your fence. It'll give the appearance of a window and you'll see the reflection of your attractive yard.
Attach plant hanger hooks to a wood fence and insert pots planted with tough annuals, such as 'Diamond Frost' euphorbia, 'Marguerite' sweet potato vine, and pink 'Supertunia Vista Fuchsia' petunia, to create a wall of living color. Coordinate the plantings by repeating colors in the painted pots and by using a limited palette of plants.
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