How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot - soak in wood preservative containing copper napthanate. Place post on top of at least 6 inches of aggregate. Pour concrete so that it is above soil level. Trowel top smooth and slope so water runs away from post. Apply exterior latex caulk around base of post. Use heartwood which is dark & denser & more insect resistant, not sapwood which is lighter.
Since it's good etiquette to face the outside of a fence toward your neighbor, I like this fence because both sides are finished and look the same. Just not sure it would work on a sloped yard-might take away from the look