Garden Improvement

How to Get Privacy in an Overlooked Garden

An owner-occupied dwelling is associated with privacy. In an effort to strengthen this feeling, some people think of building a fence around the perimeter of the site, but garden screening can be created in other ways.

If nothing scares you from outside, and you don’t worry about anything, you can build green fences with the help of plants. They can be a dense, solid wall or a light curtain.

Of course, hedges have a place to be. It all depends on preferences, taste and territorial location. There are also fast-growing coniferous plants that allow you to achieve the garden privacy screen result in a short time.

Creating a secluded corner in the garden

Creating a secluded corner in the garden
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The main task is to hide a secret place by planting compositions that will distract the visitor of your UK garden. Find here several garden ideas for this purpose.

When creating a secluded place in the garden, you need to take into account the preferences of relaxation in this place. You should ask yourself, how you plan to spend your time there: maybe it will be a tea table, or a hammock will hang, or there will be an armchair in which you will read your favourite novels.

Choose a place where it will be comfortable, sunny or shady side, it’s up to you. It is referred to a secluded place, so you need to separate it from the outside world as much as possible.

Preferably, it should be away from buildings. Paths and sideways should go in a different direction. Plant your favourite flowers (trees or bushes) nearby. Do not forget about fragrant ones. Decorate this corner with garden furniture, use supports on which vines will curl.

Create your secret in the form of this corner. Use your favourite colours and accessories, exhibit potted plants, etc.

You can use different partitions. They can be made on your own from boards, trellises, old doors, wicker partitions. They can be woven from branches or willow twigs.

outdoor curtains
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To create a private recreation area, you can also use outdoor curtains. To do this, you need to install a rack that will play the role of a cornice, and fix the curtains on it.

As you can see, there are many options to make a secluded recreation area in your garden, and the implementation of each of them does not entail either huge physical forces or large financial investments.

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