Want to make your garden stand out? Try installing a bamboo version of a timber screen. Bamboo is more sustainable strong and lighter than timber, in fact, Bamboo is a grass, not a wood. For decades we have worked with designers, landscapers and architects to provide our sustainable bamboo building materials to commercial design and architecture projects.
There are many styles available on the market today, so they can be perfectly matched with any property. You’ll find screens made of kempas, merbau, oak, or a range of hardwood varieties. however, now engineered bamboo now can replace any of these varieties providing stronger and lighter solutions. To get you started, here are 8 creative ways to use timber screens in your garden.
8 Creative Ways to Use Timber Screens in Your Garden
1. Unite Indoors and Outdoors
Do your garden and backyard feel too separate from the house? Set up timber screens that carry your indoor finish into outdoor spaces.
TIP: Try echoing your interior in your garden or veranda’s decor, too. The transition between indoors and outdoors will be even smoother!
2. Set the Outdoor Kitchen Apart
There are a handful of good reasons timber screens are great for demarcating an outdoor kitchen:
- Can serve as a barbecue splashback
- Lets air flow through
- Adds visual interest
Don’t be surprised if your timber screen becomes the talk of the town at your next garden barbecue.
3. Spice Up a Blank Space
Does your pool cabana look too boring for your tastes? Jazz it up with decorative timber screens, and complement it with suitable furnishings and pot plants.
TIP: Pair a timber screen with panels made of different materials, such as metal and stone, for a one-of-a-kind look.
4. Add a Contemporary Touch
If you own an ancestral property or a family home, there’s a chance that its age shows through its faded exterior. A slatted timber screen can easily lend some contemporary flair to your property.
5. Cast a Bit of Shade
Often blinded by the intense sunlight pouring into the garden? Sure, you can prop up an umbrella, but timber screens present a sleek and stylish solution.
TIP: Decorative screens can cast different shadows to create unique effects. For instance, bare lattice will create a playful criss-cross pattern on the garden lawn!
6. Grow Some Vines
Yes, you can grow climbing plants on timber screens! Lattice screens are especially suitable for this. Some plants you can grow on your screen include:
- Bluebell Creeper
7. Top Off Your Fence
Is your garden fence too short to serve its purpose? Add some height with ease by installing timber screens on top.
TIP: Certain types of screens can give a second benefit to your fence. Eye-catching slats will give your screen a modern finish, while lattice with climbing plants will add some comforting greenery.
8. Block Prying Eyes
If you love spending time in your garden, you might worry about being too visible to the next door neighbors. Keep your intimate spaces hidden with some timber screens, which provide coverage while letting wind and sunlight into the backyard.
Can you imagine how your garden will look with a brand new timber screen? With this list of 8 creative uses, you can know just where to set up the fresh additions to your backyard. Remember to give your screens regular maintenance and extra care, and they’ll serve their purpose in your garden for years to come.
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