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23 cheap and cheerful garden fencing ideas

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Finishing your garden off perfectly can seem like a tricky task, especially when you don't have a huge budget left to play with, but ask any landscape architect and they'll tell you that the right fencing can make all the difference!

Cheap fencing ideas are easy to come by, if you know where to look, but just to get you started and thinking in terms of low-cost but great impact, we've got a whopping 23 suggestions for you, right here! We think you'll love each and every one of these styles, so pay attention to which ones really stand out, as they are the ones that could look great in your outdoor space!

1. Woven bamboo might be a cheap fencing idea but it looks wonderfully rich!

2. Tall plants offer a softer aesthetic but all the privacy that you need.

3. Solid wood can provide cheap fencing, if you look for reclaimed material and build it yourself.

4. Bamboo panels can be easily cut to size and they are SO cost-effective as well.

5. Manufactured panels are a great cheap fencing idea and can be brought to life with a lick of paint.

minimalistic Garden by Bolans Architects
Bolans Architects

Narbonne Avenue Clapham

Bolans Architects

6. Half-height panels are, naturally, far cheaper than their taller counterparts!

minimalistic Garden by Aralia

Canopy Lane


7. Love this look? You can recreate it with pallet wood for a really cheap fencing idea!

minimalistic Garden by Yorkshire Gardens
Yorkshire Gardens

Small, low maintenance garden

Yorkshire Gardens

8. Stone gabions offer a really sturdy alternative to wooden fencing and since when have pebbles ever cost much?

 Garden  by GH Product Solutions
GH Product Solutions

Gabionen in Kobination mit Bambus

GH Product Solutions

9. A mix of trellis and half-height panels will keep costs down and look great when painted a bright color!

minimalistic Garden by Selwood Products Ltd
Selwood Products Ltd

Climbing Frame for Smaller Garden

Selwood Products Ltd

10. How about getting creative with your garden fencing ideas and using left over decking strips?

11. Trellis fencing is super cheap, as there isn't much to it and you can grow climbers for privacy!

country Garden by Cherry Mills Garden Design
Cherry Mills Garden Design

Country Family Garden With Oriental Water Garden

Cherry Mills Garden Design

12. Thin woven fencing has a graceful and delicate aesthetic, while also being reasonably priced!

country Garden by Quercus UK Ltd
Quercus UK Ltd

Border edging -raised beds

Quercus UK Ltd

13. Fencing ideas don't get much more simple or cheap than this open country-style panelling!

14. Talking of country styles, how about a white picket fence? Cheap, cheerful and classic!

country Garden by Lee Evans Partnership
Lee Evans Partnership

Bossington House, Adisham Kent

Lee Evans Partnership

15. For really cheap fencing, try to use offcuts from other garden projects, such as furniture!

modern Garden by Lithic Fire
Lithic Fire

Ayrshire outdoor living

Lithic Fire

16. Half painted and half natural trellis panels have that designer look for a fraction of the cost.

17. Artificial hedging? How perfect! Low maintenance, stylish and available at all garden centres, this is a wonderfully cheap fencing option!

18. When you want fencing ideas that won't distract from all your hard work, chicken wire is a must! It's barely there but very effective.

19. A really cheap fencing idea is to simply top an existing wall with some well-placed mesh. Paint the wall too, for a chic finish.

20. Super tall fencing can be costly, so look for untreated panels that you can paint yourself, to save a few cents.

21. Colorful plastic is a really out there idea, but can be such a cheap fencing option! Go direct to a manufacturer and you'll be saving so much money!

modern Garden by Earth Designs
Earth Designs

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent

Earth Designs

22. Plywood is a terrifically versatile material and given that you can pick it up at a DIY store, it won't cost the earth either!

23. Finally, how about using some stainless steel sheets as a funky fencing idea? You can even have personal designs cut in as well! Wow!

For more cool garden ideas, take a look at this article: 30 amazing terraces perfect for your garden!

Did you spot the perfect fence for your garden here?
modern Houses by Casas inHAUS

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