23 stylish and cheap ideas for garden fencing

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23 stylish and cheap ideas for garden fencing

Lexi Hughes Lexi Hughes
East Dulwich 1 Modern home by Proctor & Co. Architecture Ltd Modern
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Are you looking to create more privacy for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe entire home, but not ready to splurge on expensive fencing? Well look no further, we found 23 stylish and cheap fencing ideas that some of the best landscape architects use today. 

Before we jump into different fencing ideas, make sure you understand the maintenance requirements and installation for this type of project. Full yard fencing compared to garden fencing ideas can differ depending on space and materials used. Once you have that in mind, it's time to explore the best solution for you! 

1. Woven bamboo is cheap and durable option

2. Natural fencing is easy to maintain and install

3. Reclaimed wood is another affordable option

4. Freestanding bamboo can be cost effective too!

5. Use pre-made panels which are durable and affordable

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

Narbonne Avenue Clapham

Bolans Architects

6. We like wooden panels because they can be installed and replaced easily

Canopy Lane Minimalist style garden by Aralia Minimalist Iron/Steel

Canopy Lane


7. Natural wood is another great option and cheap!

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

Small, low maintenance garden

Yorkshire Gardens

8. Use gabions to create a more minimalistic and modern look—on the cheap!

9. Trellises are easy to install and look great with shrubbery

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

Climbing Frame for Smaller Garden

Selwood Products Ltd

10. Have leftover decking planks? Use them to create your fencing

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

Ed's Shed

Ed Reeve

11. Arbors are romantic and inexpensive option for gardens

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

12. Pale woven panels can add texture and make your space private

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

13. Spaced out wood fencing is both charming and cheap to use

Traditional Garden Country style garden by Unique Landscapes Country
Unique Landscapes

Traditional Garden

Unique Landscapes

14. The picket white fence is surprisingly affordable and easy to install

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

Bossington House, Adisham Kent

Lee Evans Partnership

15. Red wood might be on the pricer side, but looks gorgeous and lasts a long time

Ayrshire outdoor living Modern style gardens by Lithic Fire Modern Sandstone
Lithic Fire

Ayrshire outdoor living

Lithic Fire

16. Another great trellis look that lets nature in

17. Using artificial greenery around a fence can achieve ultimate privacy on a budget!

18. If you have a garden, chicken wire fencing is always a good idea and very affordable to use!

Featherbrook House Modern style gardens by PKA Architects Ltd Modern
PKA Architects Ltd

Featherbrook House

PKA Architects Ltd

19. Mesh panels is another great fencing idea that won't break the bank

20. Using ivy on a fence is another great way to bring extra privacy to your space on a budget

21. How cool is this look! Perspex panels can be a funky and cheap option if you find them used or buy direct

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent Modern style gardens by Earth Designs Modern
Earth Designs

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent

Earth Designs

22. Marine ply is not overly expensive and compliment most home styles

23. For a more urban look, stainless steel fencing is a little more on the pricy side but definitely won't brake the bank!

Ready for more garden inspiration?  Take a look at: 16 exciting modern ideas for dull suburban gardens.

Modern home by Casas inHAUS Modern

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