What type of fence should I use?

dakota01April 21, 2010

Newly constructed home so I have a totally blank slate to work with..I will only have a side yard - being 15 wide by 70 deep.

Since I am in a planned community we are only permitted to have white fencing and maximum height is 6 ft.

I am trying to create privacy as well as using this space for a pond and many flower beds. I don't need much of a seating area since I have a porch that is recessed in the middle of the house.

I want to use a country style trellis garden gate but I don't know what is best for flowers,plants, privacy on the actually fenced part.

What works best for the health of the flowers/plants? Shoudl I go with more of a high picket fence, solid fencing or one with some maybe an inch or so spacing?

Thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lazy_gardens

Which side of the house is the yard on?

    Bookmark   April 21, 2010 at 1:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dakota01

When you are looking at the house it is on the right side. The house faces the west so the yard area would be the south side. Hope that makes sense..

    Bookmark   April 21, 2010 at 2:53PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
What can I put here for privacy
I bought this house 18 months ago and I'm not certain...
Carlton Clay
Wind, sun and what best fits my backyard
Hi everyone! Please ignore the grass situation, will...
Bama_Joe
Need help building a retaining wall
Hi all this is my first post so I hope I can get some...
jeffboyardeee
Huge commercial project behind me
Hi, all. The Deathstar has arrived-- that is, the 60,000...
demeron
Stained concrete vs. Integrated Concrete
Hello, I am redoing my backyard, and pouring new concrete....
sillysally
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™