If you want to have your garden well bordered with striking appearance, then split bamboo fencing is going to be the right choice for you to make beside of keeping your garden from outside disturbances which will damage its beauty. What makes bamboo great and ideal to be used as garden fencing is that it has good strength and durability in resisting rot naturally. Bamboo is the perfect fencing material to be used in areas such as tropical or desert, and mostly used in moderate weather areas. Split bamboo fencing is not similar to the regular one where it comes only from the bamboo shoots’ outer part and on the other hand, regular bamboo is used in one piece as it is grown. Galvanized wire is used to tie the split bamboo pieces altogether but this bamboo type also comes in rolls for fencing uses.
Making Split Bamboo Fencing
Split bamboo is also used to make panels of bamboo fencing by manufacturers by connecting split poles with six until eight wire rows in making up the panel. Galvanized wire with heavy duty is used in keeping the panel solid along both bottom and top of each. Rubber coated wire in the middle rows is used so that the panels maintain a flexibility degree when they are put on the frame. Then the panels of bamboo fencing are attached into the wooden posts and you already have an almost great instant fence once the posts are perfectly placed. You have to keep in mind that the frame needs to be perfectly connected to the wooden posts which then should be set in the ground. In order to prevent bamboo to deteriorate, you better to add wood along the fence’s bottom so that it will fit under the panels of bamboo.
Split bamboo works great especially on wooden fences because it can flatly lie against the boards of fence. Just by stapling it at the bottom, middle and top securely, you can anchor it easily to the fence. It is recommended to use staples which are made of stainless steel to prevent rust which will damage the fencing appearance and you can simply cut the panels if they are too long. The process of rolled bamboo application is simple since you just need to have the rolled bamboo to be wrapped around the fence or by draping the panels over the top. You can use the flexible heavy gauge steel wire to be tied in the same distance apart in attaching the panels. Split bamboo fencing is a great unique and appealing fencing solution to have in garden not only as garden border but can be a decorative feature in garden as well.