Build Your Own Walls and Fences
A variety of walls, hedges and fences combine to form the basic framework of the garden. This practical approach to the construction of walls and fences shows in the number of ways in which they may be used on the boundary of a property; for privacy and security, and sometimes to block out an unsightly view; to delineate certain areas as independent segments; to provide a protective screen from the elements, reduce noise and increase the value of your property.
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