Some Garden Paving Slabs Advice

Mickey | Patio and Garden | Sunday, January 16th, 2011

If you have a garden, you probably want to add some paving material in and around the garden to help strengthen it, protect it, and make it look more beautiful. But what kind of material should you use, given all the materials at your disposal? One of the more popular types are garden paving slabs. These are cheap, easy to install, and come in a variety of colors and shapes that are suitable for nearly any paving slabs application in and around your garden. Here are some general ideas to stimulate your creativity – obviously, you will need to tailor them to your own garden design and plans:

(1) Let’s say there’s something you need to reach in the middle of your garden, such as a water spigot of some kind. Instead of having to walk through the dirt of your garden, use garden paving slabs as a ‘stepping stone’ walkway. Thus, you can not ruin your garden or get your feet dirty, especially when the ground is wet. These slabs are easy to install, not requiring any special preparation besides excavating some of the dirt to the depth you want.

(2) You can also use these slabs as a way to separate different sections of your garden. This can prevent people from walking in areas that they shouldn’t, while also helping you create different sections for your garden to keep your work organized.

(3) You can also create larger scale structures with paving slabs, though this will require you to do a better job of installing them by installing a proper sub-base and sand bed. However, if you do this, or hire a contractor to do it, you can create large scale installations like patios and waiting areas. One great idea is to install a small waiting area or patio within the garden itself. Then, anyone who comes over to look at your garden can experience it from the inside.

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