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Project by newguy posted 07-16-2009 04:53 PM 6704 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed a little work in the backyard for privacy with some lattice. Next step will be to plant some vines to work there way up the lattice.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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#1 posted 07-16-2009 04:55 PM

Great job Fred looks top notch.


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#2 posted 07-16-2009 05:24 PM

Great looking fence. That really looks like a nice relaxing area. Nice job !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 07-16-2009 05:40 PM

Looks very nice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 07-16-2009 05:42 PM

Thanks for the comments. Not sure if I’ll do another post and lattice just to finish it off. Think I’ll enjoy the yard for a few months and get to some other projects in the house.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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#5 posted 07-16-2009 07:11 PM

That looks great. Consider jasmine for your vine. I also just put up some lattice behind my shed/workshop to hide the garbage can and other stuff. I planted jasmine a few weeks ago and it has taken off. It needs to fill in but has stretched throughout the lattice. It will also smell nice when the flowers bloom.

-- Lee ---- South Louisiana

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#6 posted 07-16-2009 10:10 PM

That’s a great-looking backyard and patio. Not sure how it grows in Colorado but Clematis is a good climber here in Ohio.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#7 posted 07-16-2009 10:30 PM

looks great! what wood is that?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#8 posted 07-16-2009 11:38 PM

Nice backyard.

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#9 posted 07-18-2009 08:19 AM

Nice job fred. nothing like some added privacy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 07-19-2009 02:52 AM

Thanks for all the kind words and the ideas on climbers. Ya know I’m only in charge of big things like the economy and politics my wife makes all the decisions on when, where , what and how high. I’ll give her your ideas and see what she decides.
Thanks again.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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#11 posted 07-19-2009 02:55 AM

Oops forgot the wood is nothing real special. We tried to match the posts on the patio. I used 4/6 treated posts then covered them with 1×6’s and staned to match. The lattice is the plastic lattice (which I don’t like) in a redwood color. The lattice doesn’t move and you have to make sure it’s straight and it bends and curls real easy.l
Looks good though so can’t complain.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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#12 posted 07-23-2009 01:01 AM

Simply beautiful!! Looks like a great living space!

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