Advantages – Cedar split rail fence is one of the most cost effective styles for defining boundaries, decorating property, and fencing in livestock and Wood Fence – Styles. Description from phnceto2.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Old Gate - Many farms/yards had old metal gates separating the house and yard from the rest of the property. If you were on the farm the gate and fence kept the chickens, geese, ducks etc. out of the yard around the house. I repurposed and old gate like this and put it in my front flower bed with a floral wreath hanging on it. Wonderful way to repurpose!
Building a gate and fence around your garden may be a good way to keep out some of the pests that may want to get at your crops. Know what kind of pests you have in your area, and build your fence accordingly.