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Decorative Fencing Ideas

Aparna Jadhav Dec 05, 2018
There is a wide variety of decorative fences available in the market, and you are sure to be spoiled for choices when choosing one for your home or garden. We come to your rescue with some beautiful fencing ideas, in this Gardenerdy post.
Every home needs a fence to claim its boundary and add to the privacy. Fencing the house or a garden is a viable option not only to make the surroundings attractive, but also to reduce the noise around. A fence is something which completes your home and gives you a sense of security.
There are many styles and designs in which these fences are made, most of them complement the exteriors. There can be wooden, wrought iron as well as vinyl fences which are commonly used because of their strength and durability.
Apart from the material used, horizontal and vertical patterns are used to make them decorative. Once you have chosen what you want, you can plant different kinds of hedge plants. It will add up to the beauty and increase your privacy as well.
Choosing the perfect type of fence depends a lot on your property landscape and any specific requirements you have in mind. To make your job easier, we have compiled the basic types of fences for you. Take a look.

Ideas for Decorative Fencing

Apart from making the garden look attractive, fencing gives a uniform look to the surroundings. They also make the garden look organized and natural, and make the maintenance easier. Here are some designs made from different fencing materials.

Stone Fencing

When you want to build a strong yet elegant fence for your home, along with some landscaping around it, go for stone fences. These can either be several feet high or low-slung, and built according to specific home and garden needs.
Stone fences look very beautiful if you have a lawn around the house and huge palms in the surrounding. A low stone wall depicts a countryside home of the colonial times, while a high stone wall gives royal and mansion-like feel. They look classy and exclusive as a lot of effort goes into building the fences.

Wrought Iron Fencing

Wrought iron fences are one of the best-looking fences from the British origin. They are beautifully molded into various designs, shapes and sizes which look great as well as provide perfect shielding from outsiders. They mostly have vertical patterns.
Iron rods are molded into various designs like roses, angels and other delicate shapes, and topped on the upper parts of the fence. If you want your garden and home to look royal and elegant, you can opt for a black wrought iron fence for yourself.

Vinyl Fencing

Nothing beats vinyl fencing in inexpensive attractive fence option. They are made of wood in amazing colors and finishes and can be made as per your home and exteriors.
They have panels, planks, posts, parallel horizontal pieces of wood for decoration. They require less maintenance and are safe from rotting problems. They can be painted in colors and patterns to make them look unique. So, if you want an easy to maintain, inexpensive fence, get a vinyl one.
With these great ideas mentioned here, you surely have a variety to choose from. So, take your pick and make your garden look brilliant yet homely.