Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way

Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way

Why settle for a hulking brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache, says Amber Hopman, a Houzz Editorial Staff Member.  Hopman continues, Even though we love our neighbors, we all occasionally want to step outside without having to strike up a conversation. Although fences and brick walls can do the trick, adding an extra divider, screen or plant barrier can block your neighbor’s two-story view for good.

To create your secret retreat, freestanding privacy screens, wood slat partitions and partially enclosed pergolas are effective (and nice to look at). Plants are also a great choice.  Read and see the inspirations:



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