Ideas for creating garden privacy screens
Everyone has had that snooping neighbor that we want to prevent from seeing into your garden. For many people their garden is a place of relaxation and they want to establish their privacy inside their garden. Use these creative ideas to help establish privacy in your garden.
Just putting up a set of lattice screens so that they block most of the view of your patio or garden will do the trick for most people. You can get them for pretty cheap at garden and home improvement stores. The best part is that they look good too. If you want to add extra privacy grown vines on the lattice screens to fill the holes.
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A lattice trellis is a large lattice screen that is specifically designed as a privacy shield. They were originally used on the sides of houses to allow vines and plants to grow up the sides of houses. They have been converted in to fences quite often now.Master Garden Products Peeled Willow Picket Pattern Lattice Trellis Fence, 72 by 48-Inch, Light Mahogany Color
Another great option is to get a privacy planter. These are large planters that have a lattice style screen on the back so that they will provide more flowers while still offering a good amount of privacy. These can easily be made by attaching lattice work to the back of a planter.
Growing Your Privacy
If you don’t want your privacy immediately you can take the route of growing plants and bushes that will shield your garden for privacy. There are a large selection of bushes and shrubs that will do the job, the best part of this method is that they look good! Unlike a fence or privacy screen, plants and bushes fit in in the garden.
The Traditional Route
The traditional route of setting up privacy in your garden is to put up a fence privacy screen. These can be set up temporarily so that you can grow bushes to cover the area you want privacy in. Setting up a fence privacy screen is very easy to do.