Category Archives for Patios/Paving

Structural Fabric of the Garden

A garden is much more than a collection of plants. It contains important non-living elements too. Some, such as a drive, serve a clearly defined and functional purpose; most, however, like gates, paths and paved areas are not only functional … Continue reading

23. July 2013 by admin
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Retaining Walls and Terraced Steps

Retaining Walls The materials available for walls are many. The choice is yours. For low walls, of not more than two or three courses high, a light foundation of rubble tamped into the soil will be adequate. But more generally … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by admin
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Garden Ideas: Pergolas, Paths, Walls, Fences and Hedges

Pergolas and Walk-Ways There is a place in most gardens for a pergola or walk-through archway. At front or back doors, or over the patio — a pergola can look beautiful with a tub-grown clematis, or honeysuckle, or perhaps a … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by admin
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Garden Paving, Patios and Garden Steps

Paving and Patios Formal or informal, paving is an aspect of garden making that can make or mar the finished result. Of all forms of paving, precast concrete slabs are by far the most convenient and offer the greatest scope … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by admin
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Planning and Designing a Patio

Comfortable outdoor living A patio allows you to extend your living space into the garden. Depending on the size of the garden, this outdoor ‘room’ can be a small paved section or a larger area used for barbecuing and entertaining. … Continue reading

24. August 2011 by admin
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