Do-it-yourself

How beautifully arrange flower beds and groups of flowers in a private house or at the cottage? You can impose on the perimeter of large stones or buy plastic fences, commercially available in a large assortment. There is another interesting option - a wicker wooden fence. It can be easily done with your own hands, especially if there is woody vegetation not far from the house. The course of action. First you need to prepare the necessary material. These will be posts and branches. For the columns fit any species of trees, the main requirement - the absence of knots and bends. You can choose hazel, maple, linden, ash. The height of the columns in our example is 60–70 cm, and the thickness is 3–4 cm. For florists, a low fence is needed, a very low fence can be made - 20–30 cm high. When choosing the height of the posts, it is necessary to take into account the ground penetration of about 10 cm. The prepared columns should be sharpened on both sides, so they will be easier to install.
Wattle with your hands
Support for the fence need to hammer with a hammer.Even the youngest family members will cope with this.
Distance between the columns is 30-50 cm. The next stage is the harvesting of branches. For the wattle will require a flexible material, it is best to choose willow, linden, but hazel will do. The longer the branch, the better. In our example, shoots of 1-1.5 cm thick and about 3 m long are used.
 Wattle with our own hands
Wattle with our own hands When everything is ready, the pegs are clogged and aligned in height, the fence weaving actually begins. To do this, the branches are placed horizontally between the columns, bending around them one after the other. The ends of the branches are best left on the inside of the fence.  Wattle with our own hands The choice of the master remains the density of the fence, its height and even color. The finished wattle looks original and natural. In addition, it has a long service life, does not burn out in the sun and does not deteriorate from precipitation. Wattle with our own hands