Stone fences have existed since time in memorial as stones and metals had been available. Stones can be used for different reasons and to fence different places. Just like other types of fencing materials stones can be used to provide security for the children and pets and for other reasons such as landscaping. Stone fences are also commonly used in industrial and commercial fencing more than in residential fencing.
To protect flowers and vegetables from damage by children, pets or intruders, one can install a garden fence. The garden fences need not to be tall as they are to prevent intrusion on a ground level hence one can use stone and boulders for fencing. One can look for the large stones from the landscaping agencies which they can use to make short height walls that act as fences. The stones must not be cemented together but they can be well balanced to create the obstruction. Apart from creating obstruction stones can be used to make the garden look beautiful.
Stepping stones protecting the vegetable and flower garden and yards are popular with many people as they are very easy to make. As long as one knows how to mix concrete, they are on the clear when it comes to making concrete. Stepping stones are also fun to decorate and gives one a hundred ways to craft them in their own style and liking. Although, natural rocks are aesthetic, they do not give the same decorative options. One can use objects such as marbles, small fun objects or assorted mementos to decorate the stones.it is important that when placing the stones one should make sure they are half an inch above the ground to avoid tripping or falling and also to protect it from damage. The stepping stones can also be used to decorate the walkway.
Retaining stones are used in uneven gardens to prevent soil runoff from messing the lower level. These walls are found in a variety of cantilever, gravity, and counterfort, anchored and sheet pile which are chosen depending on the state of the landscape. Even though the walls are used for proper landscaping, looks of the all is also on the thought and hence stones are the best for a natural look. Other materials that can be used to make these walls are concrete, brick and metal.
Although the stone all fences are able to prevent trespassing and to protect premises they are mostly used for landscaping in the residential premises as they are too expensive and for other purposes in the commercial fencing. Vinyl is used more in Boston as they are affordable, durable and can withstand harsh climatic conditions.