Erratic Boulders In The Garden For A More Beautiful Landscape

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Erratic boulders in the garden for a more beautiful landscape

Boulders for the landscape are sometimes overlooked by homeowners, but these huge stones can be used in multiple directions. Maybe people believe if something is large and heavy, it is expensive. But the landscape architects know that rocks are often an extremely economical solution for landscape problems.


Hereby we show you some traditional and not so usual application possibilities of rock blocks

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A large stone is the stone? Depending on actually. The difference in size. Normally, the block shall be at least 25 cm. He could be smooth or robust, round or flat, the size is crucial. Each geographic area has its own master rock such as limestone, rock, basalt or granite.

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The boulders are sold and have price of tons of. The costs are approximately from $100 to $200 per ton, depending on the type of stones and their density.

Usually you can get these rocks home delivered. Research in advance how much does this service cost and whether is a minimum order quantity. You will need either help or equipment for the movement of the block to the right place. Such machines can be rented.

How do you used boulders?

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On the edge of water systems. The boulders at the edge of the water and ponds are very organic and natural. You can make also waterfalls or rock walls along water pools.

For support of walls

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If the ground is steep, rock blocks can form terraces. The blocks of rock can be built with mortar or are simply stacked. In many cases, the weight of the block itself enough that he stays there.  As the edge of a support building to allow even holes to waste, or mount a small PVC sewer pipe between the stones.

Erosion control

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. If your landscape is steep, but you want to build no terraces and walls, you can embed fixed blocks in the ground so that the soil remains there firmly. Natural vegetation than grass and blossoming boulders controlled perennials along erosion create an organic look.

As a seat in the garden

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Flat blocks can be made at the edge of the porch, fire crater and in the garden, where the sun shines directly.

Landscape accents

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Boulders can also serve as decorative elements.Make a porch next to a huge block, make groups of the boulders, making playgrounds for the children. Use the stones-art – stack them in towers, make garden sculptures or engrave the house number in a block next to the door.

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At the edge of the garden, there is usually something that keeps the floor and the floor ceiling. Smaller boulders can naturally assume this function.

Make fire crater

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The boulders are very organic in addition to these collectors. Fire craters are quite easy to build, consult friends and stone dealers. Don’t forget the safety aspects.

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