If you live near a forested area or a piece of land that has been overtaken by nature then you are in danger of being encompassed by that since your house will be right next door too. Usually seeds are transported by animals and wind and the areas closest to the parent plant have the highest percentages of being planted by the seedlings.
Tip #1 – Fencing must be sturdy
Going for wooden fences would be effective but will not be able to stop the seedlings sprouting in the middle of your wonderful lawn. But the seedlings being transported by the animals will end up being limited by the construction of a fence. If you have large animals that could end up eating you (like bears) then you will need to go for further measures with fences and electrical safety check to make sure you do not end up getting mauled to death. You can also go for metal and other materials for your fences but generally plastics are a bad idea and any fence should be rooted deep enough so that the trees nearby will not end up uprooting the foundations of the fence.
Tip #2 – Plant your own trees away from fencing
If you have fencing with electricity running through them and have regular electrical safety check at Brisbane Test and Tag then you will need to make sure that your own trees are planted away from the mandatory distances away from the fencing and also spaced far apart for the sunlight to filter through. Usually having your own tree line nearby or away from the fence will make sure that the natural forest will not cut through if you do your own arboriculture work.
If you want your vegetable beds and herb gardens in your yard then you will have to be careful about the weeds and random plants popping up on a regular basis.
Tip #3 – Keeping up your lawn
It will be a hard task to keep your lawn free from random animals and also you will have to be weeding it on a weekly basis or so for sure. Weedicide will not be the best solution if you want your soil to be healthy and you want your own plants in the lawn. Fences will keep away the larger animals away for sure but you will have to keep an eye out for the smaller ones that can slip through the gaps of the fences and eat up your vegetables.
Make sure to consult with a professional arborist before you get your own practices going as it might actually going the other way than the route you intended.