Here are 5 ways you can use railway sleepers in your garden or for your next DIY project.
Railway sleepers can be used in your garden project to help transform the look, functionality and feel of your garden.
Railway sleepers are a versatile, hard-wearing addition to any garden or landscape design. Recycled railway sleepers add a layer of texture and are eco-friendly for your garden space.
Railway sleepers are ideal for building a retaining wall for your garden or custom-designing a beautiful landscaped masterpiece in your front or backyard. Here are 5 creative ways to use railway sleepers in your garden:
1. Border your lawn
The simplest and most subtle landscape borders that effectively separate your lawn from a garden. Railway sleepers are a great choice to easily create a boundary around your lawn. Simply lay some railway sleepers down in to create the boundary or dig a small channel for them to lie in.
2. Craft a bench using railway sleepers
Railway sleepers can also be used to create a stylish and rustic-looking bench which will fit perfectly in your garden design scheme.
3. Build a raised garden bed
Consider using railway sleepers to help raise your garden bed to utilise more space in your garden or create more structure. Railway sleepers stacked up can be allow you to raise your garden beds to a height you desire whilst keeping a rustic, natural garden feel.
4. Build some garden steps
Railway sleepers are a great alternative to bricks or stones for garden steps. You can create a natural look with the texture and weathered sleepers providing a solid foundation for walking. Using railway sleepers for steps will age well and they’re easy to make.
5. Create a path
Railway sleepers are a great alternative for paths in your garden. Create an easy pathway on your grass or gravel to add more texture and structure in your garden design.