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10 Easy Pieces: Privacy Screens

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10 Easy Pieces: Privacy Screens

May 7, 2019

Want to create a divider or to extend the height of a short garden wall? Privacy screens do all that without blocking the light. Here are 10 favorite screens, made of slatted wood and metal, poly panels, or woven natural materials.

The Wide Slatted Panel from The Garden Trellis Co. comes in a natural unpainted finish (shown) or in  stained or painted wood; £28 to £59 depending on length.
Above: The Wide Slatted Panel from The Garden Trellis Co. comes in a natural unpainted finish (shown) or in  stained or painted wood; £28 to £59 depending on length.
The Quick Screen Slat Fencing in black is made of easy-to-install painted aluminum; $370.99 at Walmart.
Above: The Quick Screen Slat Fencing in black is made of easy-to-install painted aluminum; $370.99 at Walmart.
The Grange Adjustable Slat Garden Screen is a Venetian effect slatted screen with slats that open and close; £136.65 at Kebur.
Above: The Grange Adjustable Slat Garden Screen is a Venetian effect slatted screen with slats that open and close; £136.65 at Kebur.
In Remodelista editor-in-chief Julie Carlson’s outdoor shower in Mill Valley, architect Jerome Buttrick spec’d Polygal’s Co-Extruded Polycarbonate Panels to create privacy while letting light through. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista. See more at Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy.
Above: In Remodelista editor-in-chief Julie Carlson’s outdoor shower in Mill Valley, architect Jerome Buttrick spec’d Polygal’s Co-Extruded Polycarbonate Panels to create privacy while letting light through. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista. See more at Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas Under $100 to Create Instant Privacy.
A Pack of 5 Grange Horizontal Slat Contemporary Fence Panels is £470 at DIY.
Above: A Pack of 5 Grange Horizontal Slat Contemporary Fence Panels is £470 at DIY.
The rustic Privacy Screen Made of Hazel Switches is €167 at Manufactum.
Above: The rustic Privacy Screen Made of Hazel Switches is €167 at Manufactum.
The Louvre Panel comes in a range of finished and colors for £83 to £151 at The Garden Trellis Co.
Above: The Louvre Panel comes in a range of finished and colors for £83 to £151 at The Garden Trellis Co.
A balcony screen but notable for using with a slatted fence as well. The Manufactum Willow Balcony Screen is €48.
Above: A balcony screen but notable for using with a slatted fence as well. The Manufactum Willow Balcony Screen is €48.
The Tine K Bas Open Flat 300 is €70 at Tine K.
Above: The Tine K Bas Open Flat 300 is €70 at Tine K.
The Western Red Cedar Prestige Weave Panels are £163 to £344 at Garden Trellis Co.
Above: The Western Red Cedar Prestige Weave Panels are £163 to £344 at Garden Trellis Co.

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