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    • tizzle6560
    • By tizzle6560 10th Oct 16, 2:51 PM
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    Garden 'partition' ideas?
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    • 10th Oct 16, 2:51 PM
    Garden 'partition' ideas? 10th Oct 16 at 2:51 PM
    We have a narrow-ish but long (85ft) garden and I'm thinking about ways to partition it or add a divider roughly about half way up.

    The reason behind this is that the first half of the garden has been done up nicely with a pergola-covered patio area, nice flower beds etc., and the second half has the veg patch and some old brick outbuildings at the very back. not the prettiest

    I was thinking about using wooden palettes stacked on their side to create a screen of sorts, but happy to hear about any other ideas people may have? Thanks!
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    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 13th Oct 16, 8:59 AM
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    I'd go forfeather-edge fence with a gate..

    we have a 4ft fence in the back of our garden, which hides the scruffy bit of extra land at the back quite well.

    it would be quite cheap to DIY - quite easy too.
    Originally posted by DRP
    depends what you think of as cheap

    assuming the posts will be in whatever they do.
    for a 2.4mtr run 2.4 high
    rough costings

    £8 2 arris rails
    £5 1 gravel board
    £35 20 150mm 11mm boards 22mm a bit more.
    (maybe a bit cheaper if you shop around)

    off the shelf 6ft panel would be under £40
    Last edited by getmore4less; 13-10-2016 at 9:01 AM.
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 13th Oct 16, 10:16 AM
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    depends what you think of as cheap
    Originally posted by getmore4less
    I think of anything that might down-value my most valuable asset as being expensive.

    That's why I'd rather have a cheap hedge and 'suffer' for the time it needs to grow and do its job.
    'Only the mediocre are always at their best.' Jean Giraudoux
    • tizzle6560
    • By tizzle6560 13th Oct 16, 12:21 PM
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    I think of anything that might down-value my most valuable asset as being expensive.

    That's why I'd rather have a cheap hedge and 'suffer' for the time it needs to grow and do its job.
    Originally posted by Davesnave
    Why would a well constructed fence/partition devalue the garden/property overall.
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 13th Oct 16, 8:10 PM
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    Why would a well constructed fence/partition devalue the garden/property overall.
    Originally posted by tizzle6560
    If you look carefully, I didn't say that it would. I was suggesting that out of the cheaper solutions, hedges are best, but it is a matter of personal choice.

    Mind you, when I drop in at RHS Rosemoor on my way to the shops, I don't see their many garden rooms enclosed by fencing.

    Maybe they're missing-out?
    'Only the mediocre are always at their best.' Jean Giraudoux
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