Last fall when visiting the town of Nicosia we had a chance to walk the grounds of a Monastery. We had come there to pay homage to one of Sicily's newest Saints, Santo Felice who had been a Brother there. They had gardens and animals and paths to walk. Along the side of one path was this fence obviously built to control the soil erosion around several small trees. I asked the guide about it's construction and he told us that the Brothers have little money and use what is on hand. I thought it was rather clever and served the purpose.
Read more about Nicosia:http://sicilia.indettaglio.it/eng/comuni/en/nicosia/nicosia.html