Laying curbs

By Admin | Landscape
29 April 2016
Let converts our garden is in such love and their own hands.Small elements of the building design can change the appearance of the seemingly most ordinary paths or flower bed.Construction of various borders and flower retaining walls presents no particular difficulties, and all kinds of construction materials can always be found in any country economy.

most popular border - of broken red brick.He put "on the corner" and sprinkled the ground.Another way - bricks laid on the end in the excavated groove along the track, wherein the joints are filled with grout.

unusual and original looks border of the small wooden chocks, napilennyh with chopped trees.End lumps zapilivajut at an acute angle, are treated with antiseptic and wrapped in waterproofing material (roofing felt or polyethylene).The treated end of the plant in the prepared hole and added dropwise, "landing" make the whole side of the garden path.

Just construction curb used natural stones of various sizes.Large rocks can be laid with a sli
ght depression in the ground, and little is recommended fastened together with cement.Between the big boulders planted small flowering plants or decorative grass.

Complex and raised curbs made of reinforced concrete.To do this you need to build the formwork, and before pouring the concrete to lay the rebar.Formwork use any sheet metal and wooden materials.To prevent rust on the outside of the curb, valve must not come into contact with the inner sides of the formwork.

Construction of retaining walls performed when creating terraces on different levels, "alpine", strengthening the soil on the slopes and artificial changes in topography of the site.The most robust and reliable is a monolithic concrete wall with different textured finish.It may be natural stones, pebbles, tile, etc.If the land has a dense, compacted structure, using the construction of a retaining wall made of stone.Natural stone is placed on the base, having a depth of not less than thirty centimeters.Between themselves, stones can be associated with cement mortar or simply pour grassy land with sand.Each new series do with a slight shift in the direction of the slope, making the wall of undulating.Thus, we obtain different niches and cornices, which are planted in ornamental plants.A long retaining wall allows you to make it different configuration steps.During flowering it all turns into a living tapestry.

low altitude The wall can be constructed using columns from logs, its installation takes place, as well as the curb.From the terraces laid waterproofing material, and only then poured the soil.For durability pegs reinforced dry sand with cement, which is filled with water and well compacted.

When building retaining walls, in its lower part laid pipe for drainage of soil.They are placed perpendicular to the wall at intervals of one meter.One end of the pipe is inserted into a terrace at a distance of twenty-five centimeters from the ground, and the other is available at the bottom of the retaining wall.

Before the construction of the garden path, or retaining wall is very important to think about where you can arrange for this site and what method should be used masonry.Try to avoid monotony and the symmetrical arrangement of the elements, avoid spiky shapes and jagged.Achieve natural and relaxed form.