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EYE CATCHING RAILWAY SLEEPER GARDEN GATE

19 July 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

EYE CATCHING RAILWAY SLEEPER GARDEN GATE

We love the look that Amy & Ben have created. The contrast between the rugged multi coloured weathering of the chunky reclaimed hardwood railway sleepers and the clean golden lines of the new arched gate is wonderful. They had leftover a lot of off-cuts of reclaimed hardwood railway sleepers which they had used to build a retaining wall and wanted to fill either side of the garden gate with an alternative to traditional panels of fencing. An eye catching creation!
http://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/amy-bens-garden-gate-with-old-hardwood-railway-sleepers

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HIDDEN RAILWAY SLEEPER LANDSCAPING

24 June 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

HIDDEN RAILWAY SLEEPER LANDSCAPING

Once a year, Cotgrave garden enthusiasts open their garden gates, and reveal their landscaping secrets, including railway sleeper designs, in aid of a local Nottingham charity 'Dove Cottage Hospice'. A unique opportunity to wander through local Nottinghamshire gardens that are normally hidden from view, and enjoy their many unexpected pleasures, including wonderful railway sleeper landscaping.   
http://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/delightful-railway-sleeper-landscaping-from-cotgrave-open-gardens

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IMPRESSIVE RAILWAY SLEEPER LANDSCAPING

01 June 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

IMPRESSIVE RAILWAY SLEEPER LANDSCAPING

What a simple yet impressive design, and a beautiful example of used tropical hardwood railway sleepers being used to create a garden wall, gate posts and raised beds. The natural bleached effect blends effortlessly with the grass and planting, and frames the stunning view beyond. A great example of railway sleeper landscaping.
http://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/amy-bens-impressive-railway-sleeper-wall-raised-beds-and-gate-posts

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NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF ICE-CREAM IN A RAILWAY SLEEPER PROJECT!

11 May 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF ICE-CREAM IN A RAILWAY SLEEPER PROJECT!

Many thanks to Paul for his photos of his impressive railway sleeper project, that is a credit to his design, precision and hard graft. The outstanding effort he has put in to dig out and prepare the footings and move and cut 2 tons of railway sleepers, in a very compact, sloping site is really praise worthy. The end product is imaginative and beautifully transforms the garden.   
http://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/water-features-with-railway-sleepers/paul-hensons-railway-sleeper-wall-with-water-feature

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Jane's Railway Sleeper Raised Veg Bed

09 May 2019 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

Jane's Railway Sleeper Raised Veg Bed

Once Jane had worked out the position of the raised bed (moving a prickly pyracantha!) everything went smoothly.  After starting with a lack lustre drill, she eventually organised a powerful one (thanks to her friend Karen) and the timberlok sleeper screws shot through the railway sleepers perfectly. The onions, spinach, strawberries, lettuce and runner beans are now all growing, and hopefully promising a bumper crop. It makes good use of what was a wasted space.  http://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/janes-raised-vegetable-bed-with-new-pine-railway-sleepers

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