By Clayton Ditzler
Privacy is high on a homeowner’s wish list when developing their backyard oasis. This desire goes back to prehistoric origins, when feeling safe was of utmost importance for those who were constantly on alert for odd noises and nearby lurking creatures.
Today, there are many things that contribute to how private a garden feels. Newer homes tend to be placed closer together on shrinking lots, which only increase the visual distractions and unwanted noises in the backyard, while even acreage homes have neighbours, roads and other concerns regarding privacy.
Creating privacy can certainly be a challenge; however, with the right landscape design it is not insurmountable. The effort is worth it because when one feels safe and secure they are apt to be more comfortable as relaxation is at the heart of enjoying a backyard landscape and garden.
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