Landscaping is capable of serving multiple functions. Watergardens and landscaping features can be used for more than aesthetic purposes. Properly designed landscaping can simultaneously provide a place for privacy and social gatherings. This article shares great tips on achieving privacy within your landscape design.
Depend on a Tall Fence
Decorative and useful hardscape pieces and plantings soften the lines of a towering fence.
Simple detailing, including a wide cap piece, breaks up an otherwise overwhelming facade on an extra-tall fence
Hung on the fence, a decorative latticework sculpture serves as an outdoor-ready, artistic element.
A low stone bench, with river rock collected on top and at the base, offers an additional seating spot.
Near the base of the fence, lights provide a safety element and ambience for nighttime gatherings.
Groundcover and a midheight tree soften the geometric lines of the paved seating area.
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Open Up for Privacy
A stripped-down fence and airy plants offer subtle screening.
Two oversize urns planted with rhododendrons mark the transition from public face to private space.
The open latticework fence offers a discrete but unmistakable barrier; bright green paint and wood framing gives it distinctive character.
Double doors are a steadfast signal of a secluded area; the latticework details and wood inserts neatly complement the contrasting fence pieces.
Lacy, branching trees gracefully arch up and over the fence for a soft, protective canopy.
A wispy groundcover of sweet woodruff softens the space between gravel pathway and fence.
— Landscaping Ideas for Privacy