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Transforming Your Garden with LightGauge Sleepers: How to Plan and Execute Your Project

by James Thompson 24 Feb 2023

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Are you looking for a unique and stylish way to improve your garden? Light gauge sleepers are a versatile and popular choice for landscaping projects, and can add a beautiful rustic touch to any outdoor space. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at how to plan and execute a garden improvement project in the UK, and show you how LightGauge sleepers can help you create the garden of your dreams.

 A Landscape Designer drawing up plans for a garden using railway sleepers

The Planning Phase

January and the early part of the year is the perfect time to start planning your garden improvement project using light gauge sleepers. While the weather may be cold and dreary, it's the ideal time to sit down with a cup of tea and a notebook, and start sketching out your ideas. This is the time to consider the layout of your garden, what you want to achieve, and what materials you'll need. Research different styles of gardens using light gauge sleepers, and get inspiration from online resources and garden catalogues.

Preparing the ground to lay down some Railway Sleepers

Preparing the Ground

Once you have a plan in place, you should start preparing the ground for your new garden using light gauge sleepers. This is the time to clear away any debris, to level the ground, and to mark out the boundaries of your new garden. If you're planning to install new garden beds or a pond using light gauge sleepers, this is the time to dig the trenches and to lay the foundations.

Installing Railway Sleeper with Railway Sleeper Brackets

Installing the Sleepers

Place the railway sleepers on top of the membrane, joining them together using Timber Screws and SleeperFit Railway Sleeper brackets. Make sure the corners are square and the sleepers are level. Fill the planter with a suitable soil mix, leaving a small gap at the top to prevent soil from spilling over. Finally, plant your flowers or other plants of choice and water thoroughly. With proper care and maintenance, your raised flower bed or planter made with railway sleepers can provide a beautiful and functional addition to your garden for years to come.

Railway Sleeper Construction

In conclusion, using LightGauge sleepers in your garden improvement project can add a unique and stylish touch to your outdoor space. Remember, with a little bit of planning, hard work, and attention to detail, you can unlock the potential of your garden and create a space that will be the envy of your street and a source of pride for years to come.

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