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Which side looks best.the slate will be at both sides,but should I go with either the bamboo or leave the drystone wall.


  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,016
    edited August 2021
    Dry stone wall.  That screening will go tatty very quickly in winter weather and look dreadful whereas the stone looks good whatever the weather and will also provide homes for insect who like crevices.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,329
    Wall. You can stick trailing plants in it. The bamboo won't last long anyway.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Pauline 7Pauline 7 Posts: 2,240
    I prefer the wall too.
    West Yorkshire
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,860
    Wall - no contest.  :)
    That bamboo stuff just breaks down - very quickly in wet conditions.
    The wooden edging will be the same I'm afraid.
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,537
    Another vote for wall. Real beats artificial 9 times out of 10 :)
  • BenCottoBenCotto Posts: 4,687
    The wall, the wall, the wall, the wall, …

    That timber edging on a roll has a fairly short shelf life as well.
    Rutland, England
  • TopbirdTopbird Posts: 8,336
    Bamboo screening ....

    ... only kidding - stone wall with plants in the crevices every time. I have serious wall envy.
    Heaven is ... sitting in the garden with a G&T and a cat while watching the sun go down
  • bcpathomebcpathome Posts: 1,302
    Why would you want that ugly bamboo stuff , the wall is just lovely .
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,903
    The wall is just abso-bally-lutely GORGEOUS!!! 

    Deep envy here 😶

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,837
    The lovely wall of course.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
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