How To Have More Privacy In Your Garden


Do you have nosy neighbors who constantly look over to see what you’re doing when you’re relaxing in your garden? Is the view from your garden unpleasant or unsatisfactory? You are not alone as it is a common issue shared by people throughout the globe.


If you want to know how you can make your garden a more private space, read on, as below are three helpful tips to help you achieve this:


1) Landscaping

The art of landscaping is not just used to make your garden more beautiful. If done effectively, it can provide a shield against unwanted outside attention. Landscaping is essentially the art of designing and improving spaces to make them more attractive.

This improvement can come from activities such as planting shrubs and trees, putting up different types of fences, and moving existing or placing new garden furniture to create a new space. The only downside to landscaping is that the process can become expensive, especially if you require tradesmen to do some of the work.


2) Use a Privacy Screen

Privacy screens can be either temporary or permanent and are made of several different materials. They require little to no maintenance once they have been installed and can be bought in several different sizes and colors.

Privacy screens are relatively cheap and can be bought from garden centers, DIY stores, and online retailers such as Amazon. For a screen that is easy to store, try a side awning. They can be brought out and put away with a minimum of effort and installation is simple. You can also pick the color of the awning to suit your personal tastes.


3) Buy or Make a Summer House

Summer houses are a very popular method for increasing privacy for those with bigger garden spaces. Though multiple sizes are available, the building must be big enough to accommodate at least two people.

They are usually made of wood that can be painted or decorated on the outside to add a personal touch. However, premade summer houses usually come with a hefty price tag, and they still have to be assembled once it is in your garden.

You can construct your own summer house using raw materials. This method can be cheaper, though it depends on the materials and whether you do it yourself or hire a professional.

Premade summer houses can be bought from DIY stores, specialist online retailers, and garden centers. Materials for a DIY summer house are best sourced from DIY stores for the best quality and value for money.


We hope you have found these tips helpful! Let us know in the comments if you try any of them out!

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