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23 cheap but effective (and stylish) garden fence ideas

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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We all know how important privacy and security is, especially if you have a young family, it is therefore worthwhile thinking about garden fencing ideas that will suit the style of your home. Cheap fencing doesn't need to be ugly and untidy especially if it's being placed by a professional. In this homify feature, we look at 23 fantastic fencing ideas that are sure to enhance your garden, while making your nasty neighbour jealous. A cheap fencing idea can upgrade your architecture with modern and sophisticated style, essential to get your home looking eye-catching and attractive. Let's take a look for inspiration.

1. Woven bamboo and solid walls

Bamboo is a relatively cheap fencing option that adds a tropical elegance to a garden.

2. Natural fencing with plants

Demarcate your property line with plants. Fencing ideas such as this are an awesome alternative.

3. Solid fencing with reclaimed wood

A cheap fencing idea can include something solid too, just used reclaimed wood instead.

4. Freestanding bamboo

Use freestanding bamboo as a cheap fencing alternative.

5. A coat of paint for pre-made panels

Narbonne Avenue Clapham Minimalist style garden by Bolans Architects Minimalist
Bolans Architects

Narbonne Avenue Clapham

Bolans Architects

Slap a coat of paint onto those pre-made panels and your garden fencing ideas will have a whole new look.

6. Wooden panels

Canopy Lane Minimalist style garden by Aralia Minimalist Iron/Steel

Canopy Lane


It may seem like an old-fashioned option, but these wooden panels are an awesome cheap fencing idea.

7. Chunky strip fencing

Small, low maintenance garden Minimalist style garden by Yorkshire Gardens Minimalist Wood-Plastic Composite
Yorkshire Gardens

Small, low maintenance garden

Yorkshire Gardens

Do it yourself with pallets.

8. Gabions

Gabions as cheap fencing is solid, splendid and striking. 

9. Colourful

Climbing Frame for Smaller Garden Minimalist style garden by Selwood Products Ltd Minimalist
Selwood Products Ltd

Climbing Frame for Smaller Garden

Selwood Products Ltd

A low fence can be improved with a coat of paint and perfect greenery. 

10. Decking planks

Ed's Shed Minimalist style garden by Ed Reeve Minimalist
Ed Reeve

Ed's Shed

Ed Reeve

Use the same planks from your wooden deck to create one of those feature garden fencing ideas.

11. Open trellis

Country Family Garden With Oriental Water Garden Country style garden by Cherry Mills Garden Design Country
Cherry Mills Garden Design

Country Family Garden With Oriental Water Garden

Cherry Mills Garden Design

If you prefer the vintage, then opt for an open trellis and let climbers grow all the way on your cheap fencing.

12. Pale woven panels

Quercus Raised Beds -Extra Space in a small garden Country style garden by Quercus UK Ltd Country
Quercus UK Ltd

Quercus Raised Beds -Extra Space in a small garden

Quercus UK Ltd

Garden fencing ideas don't need to be restricted with these pale woven panels.

13. Simple spaced wooden fencing

Traditional Garden Country style garden by Unique Landscapes Country
Unique Landscapes

Traditional Garden

Unique Landscapes

Go for a country feel with retro fencing ideas.

14. White picket fences

Bossington House, Adisham Kent Country style garden by Lee Evans Partnership Country
Lee Evans Partnership

Bossington House, Adisham Kent

Lee Evans Partnership

Cottage dreams are made of garden fencing ideas such as these. 

15. Furniture like

Ayrshire outdoor living Modern Garden by Lithic Fire Modern Sandstone
Lithic Fire

Ayrshire outdoor living

Lithic Fire

How about this integrated fencing that becomes part of your outdoor furniture?

16. Privacy with trellis panels

Keep your garden private while still inviting sunshine.

17. Wooden framework

Choose classy cheap wooden fencing and add artificial greenery for a modern aesthetic.

18. Invisble

Featherbrook House Modern Garden by PKA Architects Ltd Modern
PKA Architects Ltd

Featherbrook House

PKA Architects Ltd

Chicken wire is a cheap fencing idea that is almost invisible too.

19. Extra private

Add mesh panels to those solid wall for an extra level of privacy.

​20. Tall fence

A taller fence will naturally cost a little more, but opt for affordable wood and it will be a cheap fencing idea.

21. Perspex and funky

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent Modern Garden by Earth Designs Modern
Earth Designs

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent

Earth Designs

Another cheap fencing option is to include perspex panels in your garden.

22. Plywood

Plywood fencing is pretty perfect.

23. Stainless steel sheets

Choose stainless steel sheets and add a personal effect with a simple laser-cutting job. Here's 11 beautiful South African braais.

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