Adding a fence to your front yard landscaping does more than just help design your yard but it also gives you privacy and boundaries. It serves as a divider and can have or not have an end point. When you incorporate a fence into your landscaping plans, it adds a sculpted look. Fences tend to form a back drop for your trees and gardens or shrubbery. A fence added in your landscaping is like a frame added around a photo. A fence defines a particular area that may have a deck, patio or pool. When adding a fence to your landscaping, it will need to match the overall exterior design or style of the home.
You will need to plan where the fence will be and what its purpose will be before you even purchase any plants for landscaping. Will it be for privacy or for securing the property? A lot of pool owners buy a fence for privacy from the outside viewers. Fences have a way of making the exterior traffic noises not seem so loud. You will need to decide if you will like a 6 foot privacy fence on your property or a shorter one with hedges behind it. Hedges behind a fence form a more natural back drop. The style of the fence needs to match the style or color of the home.
Styles vary from wide slat fences, split rail, stockade fences, wrought iron fences to chain link fences. Blending the fence style with the exterior design of the home is a MUST. Fences stand out in front yard landscaping. Its material and size stands out and draws attention. Fence contractors will be able to offer you quite a few suggestions and let you know which fence type and style will look good with your home.When fencing in your family’s contained gathering and play area puts a focus on the fence and the lines of the fence. Creating an odd shaped gardening around the fence will soften its look and make the fence appear to be the garden’s back border. To soften the fence’s sharp corners, you can create a symmetrical garden.
When you arrange your flower and shrubs, the tallest ones should be in the back against the fence with the shorter ones in the front. There are many other different ways you can arrange your plants inside your fencing to make for a beautiful front yard landscape. When considering the height of your plants, they need to be able to draw the attention from the fence to the other flowers and the garden accents. There are different views you can create to make your garden appear inviting and your fence lining soft. For accents along the fence line, you may want to consider incorporating pots and planters. This not only softens the fence line, but it makes the garden more appealing and attractive. There are a few landscaping magazines and websites to get general ideas from when landscaping using fences.