Decorative gabions

We bring you the second post about the decorative grid structures filled with gravel or other materials that are called gabions.

Decorative gabions

Initially they were used in only utilitarian purposes. Gabion structures used to strengthen the channel of the river, road verges and even in fortified buildings. But later on, these sometimes very beautiful design, pay attention to landscape designers and architects.

Due to the simplicity and speed of erection, and the exact same low cost of gabions are becoming more and more popular among the fans of everything the suburban area. With their help, you can build and decorate at the same time retaining wall at the site, you can dekativnoe guard or just a beautiful landscape element.

Technology is really very simple. You can buy ready-made mesh boxes or make them yourself, giving them the desired shape. The mesh should be strong enough to avoid sagging. The corners may be reinforced with metal rods. The padding can be anything from a large river pebbles to large boulders roughest, most importantly – the size of the stones was more grid cells. You can show a little imagination and used as filler unusual materials – pine cones, bottles, wood, and all that comes to mind.Pay attention to this wonderful way, if you are looking for unique landscaping ideas for the suburban area.

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Decorative gabions


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