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How to Use Plastic Coated Wire Fencing in Your Garden

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Key Takeaways:

  • Green Plastic Coated Wire Fencing is a cost effective, resilient and attractive fencing option for your garden
  • Applications include creating a functional garden border, pet and animal enclosures and defining vegetable patch borders.
  • Our fencing is 16 gauge (1.6mm steel wire core) and we offer two height options to suit most needs, 0.9m and 1.2m.

Green Plastic Coated Wire Fencing is not only functional and versatile but also an aesthetically pleasing option for creating borders for your outdoor spaces. Our plastic coated wire fencing is an excellent choice, offering a blend of strength, practicality, and style. In this blog, we will be looking at the benefits, uses and set up instructions to help you make an informed decision about whether this option will work as a fantastic addition to your garden.

Versatile Applications of PVC-Coated Wire Border Fencing

The versatility of this border fencing makes it an excellent choice for various applications, including, but not limited to:

  • Garden Bordering: Primarily used as a functional yet attractive garden border, it elegantly separates different areas adding order and structure to your outdoor space. As it can be moulded to fit any garden shape, it can help to ensure a neat and tidy appearance. With it’s subtle appearance, it won’t overshadow you’re the beauty if your plants which makes it a preferred choice for many gardeners.
  • Flower Bed and Vegetable Patch Borders: Maintaining distinct boundaries within your garden is an important part of creating well-defined areas for your flower beds and vegetable patches. This not only ensures that your plants and vegetables have ample protected space to thrive, but it offers a clear visual distinction to make garden maintenance tasks such as watering, mowing and fertilisation more efficient.
  • Garden Border Fencing For Dogs and Small Animals: For any owner, keeping your pets and small animals safe and secure is a top priority. Using our PVC-coated wire border fencing you can create enclosures with ample space for your pets to play and roam freely whilst ensuring that they stay safely within designated areas. The plastic coating is also gentle on the animals, preventing potential injuries whilst remaining strong enough to keep them contained. Why not couple this with our range of pet tunnels to create an engaging enclosure for your furry friends to enjoy.
  • Climbing Plant Support: For gardeners who enjoy cultivating climbing plants, creepers and vines the plastic coated wire fencing can serve as an invaluable support system. The flexible yet sturdy nature of the fencing promotes healthy growth by allowing plants to wave through and climb upwards. On top of this, it adds a lush, green aesthetic to your garden whilst maximising vertical space and transforming the fence into a living wall which may also offer additional privacy.
  • Bird and Wildlife Protection: Use the fencing to shield specific areas of your garden from wildlife to avoid disruption to newly planted seeds and delicate flowers. Whether you need to discourage birds, rabbits, deer or other critters, the fencing will assist your plants in remaining safe from potential harm without having an adverse effect on the surrounding wildlife. As it is a durable long lasting solution, this is a worthwhile investment for any keen gardener.
  • Garden Safety: If you have hazards in your garden such as ponds, pools or step drops, this fencing can serve as a clear visual boundary to deter unwanted access and ensure safety for children and pets. Due to the green plastic coating, the fencing can be used this way whilst maintaining the aesthetics of your garden.
  • Compost Bin Enclosure: Using plastic coated wire fencing to create a designated area for composting can assist in this essential gardening practice. You will be able to contain your compost and keep it aerated whilst keeping pests at bay.
  • Pathway Borders: Effortlessly define your pathways using this green plastic coated wire fencing to provide clear demarcation. This can help to prevent your delicate plants being trampled as well as offer a near and organised appearance.
  • Decorative Purposes: The green plastic coating of this wire fence lends itself to creating a focal point for your garden. Combine with flowing plants, shrubs and lights to boost the aesthetic appeal and allow for harmonious integration.

The Beauty and Utility of Green Plastic Coated Wire Fencing

Our premium heavy duty plastic coated wire mesh brings together form and function perfectly whether you are looking to enclose a flower bed, mark out a vegetable patch or create a secure space for your pets.

Offered in two heights – 0.9m and 1.2m – our plastic coated wire fencing uses a rectangular shaped mesh design with dimensions 75mm x 100mm. The distinctive crimped pattern not only adds style but substantially enhances the strength and durability of your border over time.

Manufactured using a 1.6mm steel wire and coated with an attractive layer of green PVC, this plastic coated fencing wire guarantees resilience, adds a touch of elegance to your garden and is also shielded from weather related corrosion making it an ideal addition to your outdoor spaces.

If you are looking for a plastic coated wire fence with smaller aperture holes, you can also use our PVC Coated Welded Wire Mesh. Chicken Wire may also be a suitable option for you, both of these products offer options of 25mm or 50mm hole sizes, you can find an Ultimate Guide to Chicken Wire with installation instructions here.

Benefits of Green Plastic Coated Wire Fencing

  • Cost Effective: When compared to other fencing materials, plastic coated wire fencing is a cost-effective solution that doesn’t compromise on aesthetics or quality.
  • Durability: The PVC coating on this garden border green wire fencing enhances the durability by making it resistant to rust and corrosion that is associated with adverse weather conditions. This gives it a longer life span therefore reducing the need for frequent replacements.
  • Strength: The crimped mesh design coupled with the robust 1.6mm steel wire core ensures that your wire fencing can withstand pressure and impacts with ease making it a great choice for a multitude of applications.
  • Easy installation: Putting up a green plastic coated wire border fence is an easy process that does not require any specialist tools making it a great choice for DIY enthusiasts.
  • Safety: The PVC coating offers a safer alternative to bare wire fencing, especially if you have small children or pets playing in the vicinity.
  • Aesthetically Pleasing: The green PVC coating blends effortlessly into the natural surroundings giving it an attractive appearance without detracting from the look of your garden.
  • Low Maintenance: The PVC coating will usually only need occasional cleaning with mild soap and water to maintain it’s visual appeal.
  • Pet Friendly: The sturdy construction and PVC coating makes this border fencing ideal for creating safe spaces for your pets without the risk of escape or any harm coming to your furry friends or the fencing itself.

Setting Up Plastic Coated Wire Fencing – Instructions and Tips

Installing your plastic coated wire fencing is a relatively straightforward process that requires little effort.

We have created a step-by-step guide to help below:

  1. Ground Preparation: Clear the area where you will be installing the fencing removing obstacles and ensuring the ground is level.
  2. Measure and Mark: Measure the length of your fencing and mark the spots where you will install the posts.
  3. Install the Posts: Use sturdy fence posts for support. Dig holes for the posts and ensure that they are evenly spaced. Insert the posts and secure them with concrete or well packed soil.
  4. Unroll the Fencing: Unroll the plastic coated fencing along the posts and attached to each post using secure ties or clips.
  5. Secure the Ends: Ensure that you secure the ends of the fencing properly using cable ties to prevent sagging or movement. Once secured, snip the ends of the cable ties to achieve a tidy finish. Secure the bottom of your fencing with steel u-pins at regular intervals to offer extra security.

Top Tops for an Outstanding Result

  • Ensure Proper Alignment: A little extra attention to detail to ensure that your fencing is properly aligned and level will help you to achieve a more professional look to your installation
  • Stabilize Your Posts: Consider using post supports or anchors to enhance the stability of your posts.
  • Regular Maintenance: The PVC coating will provide weather resistance however periodic cleaning will help to maintain its vibrant appearance.
  • Consider adding Decorative Elements: To further enhance the appearance of your PVC-coated wire border fencing, why not consider adding landscaping elements such as shrubs flowers or decorative stones.

 And that’s it! It’s now time to admire your handiwork and enjoy your newly partitioned garden!

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