Outside Landscaping With Railroad Ties
Landscaping with railroad ties is a unique and beautiful way of decorating the exteriors of your house. Railroad ties are available in many sizes and grades. Some are rough cut while others have smooth edges and even corners. You can choose from cedar, pressure treated and creosoted, or ties that are only creosoted. These options give you many ways to use railroad ties creatively in landscaping to add interest and appeal to your home. If you have a very large area at hand in your yard and you want to make great use of it, try decorating it by using railroad ties. You can have tie retaining walls as fencing borders for a vegetable garden, flower garden, or even to grow a lawn in it. They help in keeping these garden at an elevated level from the ground, and make good use of the extra space around the house. It is as simple as nailing the ties together and creating a fence around the garden area. It looks very attractive, since the ties are made from wood and have that rustic look to them.
You can also use the ties in another unique way by making seating benches from them and having beautiful landscape lighting around the area. With these few ideas for landscaping, hope you have found a new interest in making your surrounding look better than before. So, go ahead and use these natural resources to make great amenities from them with your imagination!