If you are living in a populated area, privacy might be a reason that hinders you from staying in your garden. When people live in close proximity to each other, relaxation can be hard to come by. Having a sense of privacy is essential for relaxation.
Your front yard or back yard can be a great ingredient for your inner peace. Here are some ideas on how you can bring privacy to your yard.
Creating division is a great way of adding privacy to your space. It doesn’t only block outdoor space from view. It can also block noise from the outside to lessen distractions when you are in your garden. Fences are a great option for creating division.
You can use large pots and troughs as a substitute for the fence. They are great for making divisions and provide a natural look into your landscape. You can use Boxwood plants in your planters. They are easy to grow and maintain.
Tall Plants or Small Trees
For creating divisions, you can also use tall plants and small trees to improve the privacy of your area. This also brings a nature-inspired feel that will help you relax. Proper placing is the key to this to be successful.
Bamboos are great for this task. They grow fast and tall enough to provide you privacy. They grow tall but don’t totally block out the sunlight. However, bamboo is known to be invasive. It grows fast so you can plant them in planters to prevent problems.
Patio Shades and Sails
Both are normally used to provide continuous shade and protect your home or garden from sun damage. However, you can use them to add privacy to your area.
Add Water Features Into Your Landscape
What use is your privacy if you are still bombarded with noise pollution? Your fences and plants will block off some of the noise. Whatever sound permeates you can drown out with the sound of running water. Add water features such as fountains, man-made creeks, or even small waterfalls. The sound of running water can provide a calming effect. Just the sound you need for relaxing. The water features will also complement your garden.
Privacy can be scarce nowadays. You need privacy to relax and unwind. If you have any other tips for creating that private paradise, let us know in the comment section.