Stone, and Wood Privacy Fences -
The most common privacy fence is a hardscape model. These
are wood, stone, or vinyl privacy fences that can be erected
These privacy fences are sturdy and easily maintained. They are also relatively easy to design around, and
you can place whatever landscaping you choose in front of
the fence to improve the beauty and curb appeal of your
amount of landscaping you plan to use affects the type of
fence you will buy. Some fences are purchased for
functionality, others for both form and function.
v Heavy landscaping, for instance,
can free you to buy a less expensive fence, assuming your
landscaping will do aesthetically and functionally what the
less expensive fence should be doing. But the benefit of a
reliable hardscape fence is that it will protect your
privacy in all seasons, rather than only when your greenery
Landscaping for Privacy
Softscape fences are often called "living walls" because not
only are they a mix of live plants, but they change their
color, form and texture throughout the season.
can be pruned to take on various designs for any season,
with flowers that bloom throughout the year. These "fences"
are more often used either in conjunction with hardscape
fences or in place of them when the property is large enough
making privacy less of an issue.