Monday, 23 October 2017

The Right Way To Choose A Retaining Wall In Brisbane

You have recently purchased a house that is a fixer upper and although you are done with almost all the interiors, there is still the matter of the outside of the house. You have, along with the house, a large area of land, which you want to convert into a garden. Your first task is to hire someone for garden clean ups, because you really do want a blank canvas on which you can work.
However, if you have a house that sits on multiple levels of land or even on a hillside, then one of the first things that you will have to get done would be to get in a retaining wall put in. A good landscaper will be able to tell you exactly what kind of wall you need and what kind of wall will work best with your garden. In case you do need a retaining wall in Brisbane, the landscaper will be the best person to talk to you, because not only will they be able to help in terms of creating the entire garden design around it, they will also be able to assist you with someone to put the wall in.

Most people are of the opinion that retaining walls are boring stone walls that are only meant to reign in loose soil or create a leveling effect on uneven land; but the fact of the matter is that you can actually experiment a fair bit with these walls. From mosaic walls to timber retaining walls, Brisbane landscapers will offer you with a range of options! 

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Get Creative With Your Retaining Wall In Brisbane

Need a retaining wall in Brisbane? Why do you think it has to be a typical wall, that only offers the protection, without adding anything to your garden? In the recent past, there has been a lot of creativity in landscape designs and a lot of it is spilling into the domain of retaining walls as well because people now want even the retaining wall to become a style statement.

The fact of the matter is that there is a lot that you can do with your retaining wall, provided you are willing to think a little out of the box. If you actually have a plot of land that is on multiple levels, a retaining wall could be used to create terracing. Once you have these multiple levels, you could use the levels for multiple purposes – a sandbox for your children or your multi layered herb and vegetable garden! A retaining wall in Brisbane could also create the space that you needed to put in your hot tub or even a wading pool for your children.

If you are considering stone for your walls, then you could hire someone to paint something on the walls, making them a conversation starter at every party. Hollow bricks can also be used to construct a retaining wall and the cavities created in the process could be the start of a vertical garden! However, if you are planning something to do with water bodies, then timber retaining walls in Brisbane, might not be the best idea. In such scenarios, look at other materials, which can be used to construct retaining walls. 

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

A Brisbane Industrial Landscaper Who Brought Life To A Dead Space

I was recently at an office building for a meeting, and as I drove to the front, I couldn’t help but notice how stunning the garden was. The entire area around the building had been given a green facelift, and it looked like an oasis in an area that is normally quite arid. Inside the building, I knew that I had to know more about the magician who had transformed this area and I got to know more about the Brisbane industrial landscaper who had created this little piece of heaven.
The head of the office, with whom I was having a chat, told me that he had found this piece of land, on which the office building was sitting through a real estate agent. And because the area was so dry, he was able to purchase it for such a reasonable rate. But once he had the land and the building was starting to rise, he knew that he needed to add some elements of green, which was when he came in contact with the Brisbane commercial landscaper who had transformed this once barren piece of land into a stunning urban garden.

Once the landscaper had been brought in, he first laid an intricate system of underground watering, which meant that land was no longer dry and parched. And the minute the soil began to remain hydrated, he knew that he was now ready to create a garden beyond compare. From the Brisbane sandstone boulder wall that was now painted with a stunning motif to rows of flowers and perennial shrubs, this was a garden that would eventually feature on magazine covers!