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How to hide a strong but ugly fence

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by tgreen, 10 Jun 2021 at 2:42 PM.

  1. tgreen

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    Big, solid fence between us and new neighbours which is good as they have Rottweilers! Actually v friendly. Neighbours and dogs. But ugly - the fence. Some will be hidden by a new workshop but about 6ft x 20 ft will remain exposed. Any advice please on cover-up options, thanks.
     
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    Looks really good but too pricey for my budget. Thanks though, it has given me some ideas, appreciated.
     
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    Just screw some trellis to the fence.

    Andy
     
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    Who does the fence belong to?
     
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    this

    and plant some climbers

    if the fence is south facing and gets sun -go and buy a few pots of runner beans and some bamboo stakes , they will grow to 6foot high quite quickly -and plant some evergreen climbers for longer term.
     
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    JohnD, It is our fence (inherited).
     
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    What makes it ugly?

    Size?

    Type?

    Colour?

    Condition?
     
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    Capt N, It@s ugly because it is irregular and part-faded. But it is strong and steady - a good base for something.
     
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    A few rolls of bamboo screening?
     
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    As it's your own fence, you can start by giving it a coat of stain.

    I use either dark brown or dark green, depending what's going in front of it. I'm considering dazzle-painting one that is behind a wooded patch.
     
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    Possible option android but I'm dubious re quality.
     
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