Among the most common installations utilizing railway sleepers in gardens throughout New Zealand is the classic planter box. Limited in its definition of a four-sided raised soil bed, a plethora of variations, designs, applications and aesthetics can be found within this simple timeless structure.
The question will remain, what type of planter box would you like?
Full of amazing and subtle benefits, the raised garden in a planter box will likely increase yields, provide practical accessibility and with a new or recycled hardwood, will certainly be a highly utilised asset in the home & garden for years to come.
A tried and tested design application that anybody can achieve with stunningly – rewarding results. Initiated with only pen & paper, installed by almost anyone, this is a D.I.Y project that all garden lovers will want to call their own. Self-watering, mobile patio & deck, hanging or raised, indoor or outdoor – the specific or complimentary functions that can be achieved are endless. More importantly, most planter box functions are super easy to achieve with a little bit of planning!
New, untreated, A – Grade sleepers or used + built-to-last imported hardwoods each offer tremendous value for an installation that provides healthy & natural produce and will hold its structure and integrity until the last of the summer wine – so to speak.
Destined for a long-life supporting rail networks and structural integrity, a railway sleeper formed into a new or existing landscape will look right at home in a solid box format, ankle OR waist height.
The ergonomic benefits of a planter box, healthy home-grown produce and the invigorating lifestyle of maintaining a quality garden has a huge affect on our way of life & vitality as New Zealanders all season round.
Our ability to integrate our day to day living practices with simple yet beneficial gardens and living spaces contribute directly to how we feel, perceive and contribute to the world. The re-use of hardwoods & railway sleepers that have only just begun their life in designs throughout NZ towns and cities is a fundamental link in this chain. Our decision to recycle long-life goods into sustainable, naturally producing gardens is a subtle yet pivotal decision in creating, living and future-proofing a healthy & environmentally friendly life.
This Autumn, please do not delay.
Ensure Spring 2019 is the season to revatilise lives and landscapes with the natural hardwood benefits only railway sleepers from Interlink can deliver!
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