Shade garden fence


This is a fence that we made out of very old windows and stair balusters, both left over from jobs my hubby did. The windows are so old that they have hand-rolled glass! There are two sections with my tea pot fountain set between the two fence sections. I love them because they are open and don't obstruct my view and they keep the dog from tearing through my shade garden!
Old window fence

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4 questions
  • Suzette
    on Feb 12, 2016

    Color ofpaint? Did u make fountain r buy?

  • Ann Eichenberger
    on Feb 13, 2016

    The paint color is fabulous. Will you share your secret to painting the containers. Did you do anything extra besides painting them? Paint color and brand--please!

  • Judy
    on Mar 2, 2016

    So by adding glass windows, it cuts back on the sun? I would think it intensifies it. Why then the purpose of the glass? Thanks!

    • Carol Marie Rongholt
      on Mar 11, 2016

      I think she meant that its a fence "for" her shade garden ... I'm going to try it as a fence to actually shade my garden (I get too much sun living in arizona) ... I think that using a light coat of spray paint might do the trick, or perhaps two coats of shellac or varnish.

    • Joanie
      on Jan 21, 2019

      You could or may wanna try stick on sheets of tiffany , frosted or etc. designs on the glass windows???? Just a suggestion to let light in, but NOT full sun light???

    • Grace Gleason
      on Feb 29, 2020

      Not to mention, how many birds have knocked themselves silly flying into the glass panes?

  • Iris Hudson Gasser
    on Jan 5, 2019

    What color paint is the fence?

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  • Oga22248873
    on Mar 29, 2017

    I am in love and inspired by your fence idea. I want to build one and have tried but its not working out right for me. I love the artistic and just all around feeling it im going to keep trying until I get it right. Thanks for sharing
  • Margo Reilly
    on Aug 12, 2017

    I love everything about this....just gorgeous
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