Many families that want to feed their families healthier, more organic fruits and vegetables turn to home gardens. However, these gardens can become ruined if they are not properly fenced in. It is economical and healthy to choose to grow a garden, but do you know that your fence around the garden can also be a sustainable and environmentally friendly choice to go with, as well?
Treated Wood Fences
Many families wish to stay away from treated wood due to harsh chemicals that many think are provided on the wood to keep it strong and sturdy. However, some wood treated chemicals are not harsh like them all. MicroPro, as well as a handful of others provide the treatments you want and need, to keep the fence looking the best, longer but without the harmful chemicals you might find in others. This type of wood receives an EPP status, making it an Environmentally Preferable Product on the market. The whole treatment that the wood undergoes is environmentally friendly, reducing greenhouse gasses and reducing the amount of pollution in the air.
The Choice of Wood Garden Fences
While there are many choices of wood types to go with, choosing a type that is great in it’s natural state is the best way to go. You want a type of wood that is going to perform high if it is left unstained for quite some time. Cedar, when left untreated, is a beautiful choice to go with and pine is able to withstand a lot of elements and still remain the best looking on the block.
In addition to this, knowing what the wood is going to do in some years time, as well as within the weather elements is also good to know. You want to know if it is going to rot, twist, warp or do anything that is going to make it look less than perfect. By going over the many wood choices, you can choose something hearty and sustainable to fence in the garden that is going to nourish your family.
Of course, don’t just let it at that, consider a trellis for your garden, as well. They can be a beautiful addition that helps to grow tomatoes, grapes and zucchini.
Speak with us here at Franklin Fence and Deck regarding the garden fence that you’d like to have put in. We can recommend one of the finest wood types, along with an eco-friendly treatment that will ensure the wood stands strong for some time to come, and does not emit any harmful chemicals into the garden or the air around it.