You've gotten some very sound advice on this, but I'd like to throw out two 
additional considerations just because they're things that aren't usually 
thought of when installing fencing:

1)  You may want to consider using PVC pipe for setting your fence posts.  The 
idea here is that you buy some PVC pipe that will allow the posts to fit inside 
snugly to moderately loosely and set these PVC pipes into concrete base at no 
more than a couple of inches above ground level.  Then you can use these PVC 
pipes as inserts to hold the fence posts.  By doing this, you can readily take 
down the fence for those unanticipated situations where you say to yourself, 
"Self, wish I had a convenient way to take that darn fence down."  I suggest 
PVC because it is naturally slippery and will allow  you to easily slip the 
constructed fence out and then back in after whatever it was that inspired you 
to be able to take that fence down in the first place.  I know this because I 
did it when I lived in Wheaton, Illinois.  The PVC pieces should be long enough 
to allow the fence posts to drop down as far as necessary with an inch or two 
of PVC above ground level.

2)  Keep in mind that when you have to do lawn work that grass will happily 
grow into that fencing.  It is incredibly difficult to trim that grass because 
the weave of the fence likes to eat lawn trimmer strings like Peg Bundy used to 
love eating Bon-bons.  Get yourself some sort of "screen" to run under the 
fence weave (from post to post) to prevent that darn grass from ever growing up 
into the fencing in the first place.  I suggest several pieces of vinyl siding; 
a color that will pleasingly match the fence and home colors.  You can then lay 
a strip of the vinyl siding so that the it will be positioned under the fencing 
and not one blade of grass will weave itself into your fence.  I can remember 
asking my brother-in-law about what he thought about doing this, he thought I 
was nuts.  That is, until he had seen what I had done.  I laid the strip of 
vinyl siding flat on the ground (having used a hole saw to cut a perfectly 
round hole to slip over the fence posts).  He thought it was a great idea once 
he saw it.
Holland's Person, Bill
- The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese!

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