Garden Photo of the Day

To fence or not to fence

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Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

Instead of a solid fence, this gardener used an open net of wires and vines to create a visual barrier that still allows this space to breathe. It also keeps this shady space from becoming too dark. This photo was taken in a private garden in Oakland, California.

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  1. agardener 01/28/2010

    Having that open net, wire fence certainly gives that space some breathing room as well as light. Thanks for sharing.

  2. WildAboutHarry 01/30/2010

    What is the vine?

  3. BombasticTurtle 03/11/2012

    What is the point of putting in so many hours and work in a garden if you cannot sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor? Well done job!

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