The calming simplicity of a Japanese-style fence, with its emphasis on natural materials and minimal distractions, creates a serene backdrop of bamboo, wicker, or wood. Here are 10 of our favorites:
Above: From New Zealand-based Bambusero, custom Japanese fencing is available to fit a garden’s specifications. For more information and pricing, see Bambusero.
Above: A Misu-Gaki Bamboo Fence panel measures 180 centimeters high (approximately 6 feet) and 192 centimeters wide (approximately 6.5 feet). Made of artificial Japanese bamboo poles tied with rope, it is ¥87,000 (about $770.50 US) from Yokotake.
Above: A 6-by-6-foot Wickerwork Screen with a pine frame and a mesh of willow switches will last from eight to 10 years outdoors. Use it on a balcony or as a garden screen; €198 from Manufactum.
Above: A 4- by 5.5-foot panel of Japanese Bamboo Kumo Garden Fence has a wood frame with bleached bamboo poles; $300 from Oriental Furniture.
Above: A 6-foot-square Bamboo Fence Panel With Frame is made of natural bamboo framed in wood; £64.99 from Primrose.
Above: A two-sided Combi Bamboo Screen has a slatted Scots pine backdrop if “your neighbors rather wood.” It measures 6 by 6 feet and is €107.95 from Bamboo.
Above: A Japanese Bamboo Kumo Fence panel is 47.25 inches wide andn 34.5 inches wide. Made of bamboo framed in wood, it is $177.45 from Hayneedle.
Above: Lashed together with black rope and made from Tali bamboo poles, a Linjosa Bamboo Fence Panel is available in three sizes; prices from €119.50 at Bamboo.
Above: Suitable for use on a covered porch or balcony, a set of two Three-Panel Bamboo Screens is $179.99 from Stacks and Stacks.
Above: A Giant Bamboo Fence Panel is available in four sizes; prices starting at €132.95, from Bamboo.
Finally, learn how to successfully design a fence for any landscape or garden project with our Hardscaping 101: Fences & Gates guide.