I'm about to install a privacy fence around a decent sized area of land, both for privacy and to keep my 3 year old daughter and our two basset hounds safely away from the road.
I'm installing the fence with 6' pickets on the back and 4' pickets around the rest of the yard. I was wondering:
- if there was a general guideline for the spacing of the 4x4 posts
- how tall the posts should be in relation to the picket height
- how much of the 4x4 post to put into the ground and cemented in
- any other advice from people with experience?
I also was curious as to how to install a gate that would be wide enough to drive a riding mower through but not sag on one side and dig into the ground.