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replacing split rail fence

Posted by hostapasta Western NY (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 14, 11 at 21:31

Wondering if I can get some ideas from all of you. We are in the country and have a large gray farmhouse with a white front porch. We have 3 planting beds along the front of our yard, one on each corner and one almost in the center of the other 2. We have a large lot and they are spaced about 60 feet apart from each other. They are all in the shade and planted with ferns, hostas, astilbes, and other shade plants. They each have a gray split rail fence as a decorative border - a fence post in the center with rails coming off it that lay at an angle from the post to the ground.

I am considering replacing the split rail fence with something less rustic. Any & all ideas are welcome!

Sorry no pics - couldn't figure out how to post pics...


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RE: replacing split rail fence

I like shrub fence,stone with moss fence,rock with tree root ffence.you could email me your pics.


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RE: replacing split rail fence

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RE: replacing split rail fence

Are you sure you need something at all? And does it need to be the same thing for each bed?

For "less rustic" I don't know if rock would do, that's an obvious option. Other than that I like putting containers in my beds - they create some height variation among plants in season, and stand alone form in winter.

Designshare does rather surrealistic photoshops, just to warn you.

KarinL


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