Neighbours…most of us have them and some of us even get along with them but let’s face it – we all need a bit of privacy sometimes! The simple answer is to put up a garden fence. But what if we told you we could offer something better, like decorative garden screens?

Metal garden screens are one of the hottest garden trends of the year. They not only look great but have a wide range of practical benefits too. Here we will share some of the different ways you can use decorative garden screens to transform your outdoor space

Fencing your garden with decorative screens

Traditional fencing offers privacy but let’s be honest, it’s a bit boring! If you are looking for a way to shield your garden from neighbouring houses, whilst adding style and character to your outdoor space, decorative garden screens are the answer.

Unlike traditional fencing, they’re available in a wide range of contemporary patterns and colours, so you can make your garden a little more unique. The intricate laser cut patterns adorning the screens also allow sunlight to shine through to your garden, so you don’t have to compromise for the sake of privacy.

Decorative Fencing Screen for Safe Garden

Making your garden a safe space

Decorative garden screens have many practical benefits. As well as increasing privacy in your garden, they can also be used to establish boundaries and improve security. If you are looking to create a child-friendly or pet-friendly garden they’ll be ideal. Install them around the edge of your garden to prevent your children or pets from being able to wander off elsewhere. Make your garden a safe space with metal garden screens.

Ponds make lovely garden features but are a safety hazard for families with young children. One option, if you want to keep your pond, is to secure it with garden screens. That way, you can still enjoy its beauty and provide a safe haven for wildlife, without having to worry about your children’s safety.

Creating beautiful flower displays

Decorative steel panels are already attractive to look at but you can add to their beauty with colourful flower displays. Use them as a backdrop for your flowerbeds or even as trellis for crawling plants like Clematis. They’ll make an eye-catching feature in your garden and help structure your plants for improved growth.

The good news is that our steel garden screens are also weatherproof. They’ll withstand even the harshest of British weather and help prevent your plants and flowers from taking a battering during strong winds and heavy downpours.

Alfresco Dining Area

Designing an alfresco dining area

Summer is the perfect season for alfresco dining. If you’re looking for new furniture, rattan and cast aluminium garden sets are this year’s must-haves, along with stylish fire pits that will add both warmth and light to your garden.

Decorative steel panels are great for adding shelter to outdoor dining and barbecue areas. Some people even like to use them to build stylish pergola-like structures. They’ll also increase levels of privacy, so you can relax and enjoy yourself, without feeling like your neighbours are watching your every move.

Screening off something unsightly

Many of us have no choice but to store our bins in the garden and unfortunately they can be a bit of an eye sore. The good news is you don’t have to put up with it. Build yourself a bin store using stylish steel garden screens. With various different styles and sizes available, you can create a custom screening solution to meet your needs.

Structuring garden sections

Garden screens are also useful for dividing up your garden into sections. This will prove very beneficial if you want to use your outdoor space for a number of different purposes and get the most value from it.

Use your garden screens to form a path that takes you through your garden. Alternatively, create partitions for different areas for playing, dining, planting etc.

Garden Screen to Dividing Area

Are decorative screens a good fit for my garden?

Decorative screens are available in a wide range of designs, so there is something to suit all gardens, from traditional countryside to urban retreats. Whether you have a large space or a postage-stamp square to fence, they’ll be more than adequate for the job.

Metal garden screens are suitable for a wide range of other purposes. Essentially pieces of artwork in their own right and can be installed as such in your outdoor space. Alternatively, use them for hiding unsightly outdoor features or adding shelter to your brand new pergola. Really, your imagination is the only limit as to what you can do with you decorative garden screens. It’s all about getting creative and giving your garden a truly bespoke look.

Of course, if you’re planning on using the garden screens to create boundaries, it’s a good idea to get a thumbs up from your local planning office first. They may have height regulations or certain requirements that you need to follow. If you’re simply using your decorative screens as a design feature within your garden or for structuring your plants, you should be perfectly fine!

Easy to install and low maintenance

One of the key benefits of choosing decorative steel panels for you garden is that they come with flexible installation options. Install them freestanding (with posts), use them as cladding for existing fencing or attach them to brick or rendered walls. The possibilities are endless! You can even flip them on their side and fit them horizontally or install them on top of an existing wall or fence for added privacy. All of our garden screens are designed for DIY fitting.

Another advantage of choosing steel garden screens is that they don’t require a lot of maintenance. As they are already treated and fully weatherproof, you won’t need to worry about painting or protecting them from rust. They’ll stand the test of time and look as good as the day you bought them.

Buying decorative garden screens online

With so many benefits and uses, it’s no wonder that garden screens are so popular with homeowners. If you’re ready to transform your garden and discover the benefits of decorative steel panels, why not order them online and have them delivered to your door?

Choose from our stunning collections of contemporary designs or design your own panel and we’ll manufacture it to your specification. Whatever your requirements, we’ll go the extra mile to ensure they’re met.

Share this post

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading our blog post and have discovered something new about garden screens. If you’ve found it valuable, please spare a moment to share it on social media – thank you!