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Practical Garden Design: How to Create Outdoor Living Areas with Fencing

Nov 25, 2023
Practical Garden Design: How to Create Outdoor Living Areas with Fencing

Explore the practical side of garden design where thoughtful use of fencing plays a key role in shaping distinct outdoor areas. This comprehensive guide focuses on principles of garden design, emphasizing the functionality of fencing in creating segmented spaces that seamlessly balance aesthetics and practicality. And how you can use different types of fence panels to complement soft and natural areas and more sleek and modern areas of your outdoor space.

The Role of Fencing in Garden Design


Move beyond the basic utility of fencing and you can discover how its strategic placement influences the overall design of your outdoor space. Fencing can establish balance, rhythm, and unity, transforming your garden into a well-organized canvas for outdoor living. With a bit of thought in advance for design and layout, and ensuring you select fencing which will enhance your garden not detract, you are well on your way to creating the outdoor living areas you crave.

Defining Outdoor Spaces with Fencing

Gone are the days of ugly fencing where gardeners everywhere tried desperately to hide their fence. How? DuraPost takes centre stage as a stylish choice for creating and enhancing different garden areas. The durability and design of DuraPost metal fence posts coupled with the practical and long lasting panels – whether Sleek aluminium or URBAN and VENTO composite - can effectively define your areas, following principles like rhythm and balance for a cohesive yet connected layout. The secret every garden designer knows.

Elevating Living Areas with Thoughtful Planting

Integrating plants alongside DuraPost, Vento, and Urban Fence Panels enhances outdoor living spaces practically and aesthetically. Strategic greenery, like tall shrubs or ornamental grasses, ensures privacy without compromising an open feel. Plants serve as focal points, adding visual interest and softening the clean lines of the fencing. Fragrant flowers and adaptable seasonal choices engage the senses and provide year-round vibrancy. Container gardening adds flexibility, allowing for easy rearrangement to suit evolving preferences and maintaining harmony in the evolving outdoor environment.



Practical Garden Lighting – Enhancing Fencing Boundaries

Once your outdoor areas are defined you can explore the synergy between fencing and lighting for practical ambiance in each segmented area. Whether it's string lights or lanterns dressed tastefully in on the posts and panels or paths, you are able to set boundaries and guide movement in your garden or highlight areas and guide the eye to key parts you want to focus on.

Transparent Fencing Partitions – Vento Fence Panels

Consider the subtlety of Vento Fence Panels as a solution for transparent partitioning. See how these panels harmoniously connect segments while offering a sense of enclosure. Vento panels manage the tricky balance of segmentation and flow, simply by allowing just enough light to flow through the fence panel, a very useful trick when wanting to partition but maintain a connection.

Modern Fencing Statements – Urban Fence Panels

Introduce the sleek lines of Urban Fence Panels for a contemporary touch in your garden. Frame distinct spaces or use them as a focal point, creating a noticeable contrast against the natural backdrop. Perfect to create distinct backdrop to a seating or dining area, as a boundary to a roof modern terrace. Explore the fusion of urban sophistication with the segmented nature of outdoor living.

Fencing as Functional Art

View fencing not just as a divider but as functional art within your garden. Something that is only possible now DuraPost have brough VENTO, URBAN and Sleek fencing panels to the market. Combine the durability of fencing materials with well-chosen plants for a seamless transition between segments. Use fencing as a dynamic design element that adapts with the changing seasons


All in all, appreciate the practical side of crafting segmented outdoor spaces with fencing as a guiding element in your garden design. Let DuraPost, VENTO, and URBAN and SLEEK Fence Panels redefine your outdoor space, emphasizing a balance between functionality and practical elegance. And be reassured that simply by choosing DuraPost products you are avoiding the ugly fence trap and will enhance the look of your garden. Implement the design principles in this article, focusing on the strategic use of fencing, to transform your garden into a well-organized space that caters to your lifestyle. . And most of all use fencing to help you create your dream outdoor space in order to spend more time in the garden.

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