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Artificial grass sleepers on raised garden.

Hi all,

I have a job coming up soon and the customers wants railway sleepers all around the perimeter , however the garden raises up slightly towards the back.

Not sure what this will look like. I want to do a higher bed at the back of the garden. Please see photos attached. Any help or advice will be much appreciated.



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  • PRO

    Thats about a 10" rise looking at the fencw posts, you will have to do the same as the fence and stagger the hight as you go up or partley bury the sleepers so all the same lavel.

  • if you are making beds you will need somthing to keep the soil away from the fence it will make it go rotten and push it over and +1 as Dave c says

    • Going to be small stones in the border. How is the best way to achieve the stagger as the sleepers are 2.4m. Do you just sit them on top? also what is the best way to fix them staggered. If i keep a single row of sleepers all the way round could i just set a string line and follow the contour of the garden?

  • PRO Supplier

    think about the angles and visual aspect of long straight lines of sleepers angling downwards with the slope vs. the staggered straight lines of the top of the fence. Following the contour is easy but if you're asking for opinions, I think the part buried stepped sleepers following the stepped fence would look better.

    • Ok thanks for your help and advice everyone 

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