If history has taught us one thing, it’s that mankind’s desire to build walls and fences has been around for a very long time.

From Hadrian’s Wall right here in the UK, to The Dingo Fence in South East Australia; walls, fences, and other barriers have been used for myriad purposes throughout history, for better or for worse.

Luckily, when it comes to containing your garden, it is unlikely that your fence will create complicated political and social repercussions that kids will be reading about in history books for years to come.

In his famous poem Mending WallRobert Frost states “Good fences make good neighbours”, and with a high quality, aesthetically pleasing fence that requires little maintenance, this is certainly true.

Fitting a fence around your garden not only keeps the neighbours happy by maintaining a clear boundary between your land, it makes it easier for you to plant and maintain flower beds, vegetable patches, and trees. This provides a luscious habitat for numerous species and you might even find yourself in the running to win a local garden award for your wildlife conservation efforts!

A professionally fitted fence can transform the appearance of your property’s exterior more than you’d think, and as families across the UK are going to be spending much more time at home this summer, there’s never been a better time to invest in your home.

When it comes to installing any permanent feature on your property, you’re going to want to use a company with an excellent reputation for delivering a quality service. If you have pets or even a young child, you’ll know that a well-made fence makes the difference between a relaxing afternoon in the garden and a problematic runaway!

It’s important to get it right.

If you’re based in Cambridge, well, you’re in luck. Our expert team at ELT Landscapes have over 10 years fencing experience and have handled a huge variety of requests. Supplying high quality, locally manufactured traditional fencing panels is our speciality. Whatever you fence panel preferences, we can sort it.

If you’d like to discuss your options with us, contact us – we’d be more than happy to have a chat.

If you’ve been itching to sort out that tired looking front garden for months, or have been procrastinating fixing that decades old fence in the back, with summer already in full-swing, what are you waiting for? As Dudley Nichols once said – “fear is the highest fence”.

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