Hedge Down, Now for a Fence?!

7 Sep 2012
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Hi All!

My wife and I bought our first flat back in June, and with all the work we had done coming to over 3 times our budget, I have become inspired to be handy! Joining this forum is a start =D

I have started on the garden. A hedge that ran along one side was taking up more space than we would have liked, so I wanted to remove that and put in a fence instead, to separate our garden from our upstairs neighbours, who have the garden behind outs.

I cut the hedge off at the stumps. The local hardware store guy sold me some poison, which he said I should leave to soak into the stumps so I can remove the roots easier. Great!

The next phase is getting a fence up. There is some fencing on the bit of the side that the hedge did not cover. Here are some pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73647993@N05/
please ignore the pictures of the guitar, I sold that a while ago. Unless you guys think I should replace the existing fencing to match the new patch, the patch that needs to go where the hedge was is about 443cm wide.

As you can see, the garden behind ours is raised and there is some deteriorated partition woodwork that clearly held back the raised garden at one point.

I don't really know where to start with this! I presume it wll be more complicated than buying these
and putting these in

Where would you start?!

Thank you so much for any advice =)

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