- Here’s a picture of a project we completed recently in Corstorphine , Edinburgh , showing Sandstone Paving Patio and Raised Timber Decking
– here’s some pictures of our latest project in Barnton, Edinburgh. Showing a terraced patio constructed from sandstone paving in random bond, with a spherical stone water feature.
Landscape Gardeners Edinburgh
Here,s a garden project we
installed for a client in
We installed a raised bed
using Anstone walling, and laid a sandstone paving path to front of the wall. We then installed a new lawn
landscape gardeners edinburgh- here is a picture gallery of recent landscaping work at www.garden-co.com or view our blog here
Here’s a Landscaping project we carried out for a client in Sciennes, Edinburgh. We removed the existing paved area and garden area and installed a Patio, Water Feature and Pergola with Trellis Fencing. View more of our work at deckingedinburghlandscaping.wordpress.com.
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Good paving can look stunningly good and really enhance your garden. Here is our short guide to choosing the best paving: the good paving guide.
There will often be smaller paving jobs that the experienced DIY enthusiast can happily have a go at but when it comes to a serious project you should find a good professional. An experienced paving contractor will have access to all the specialised tools and heavy equipment that may be required as well as having the experience and knowledge to foresee any difficulties that might come up during the job. Also, a contractor will know all local council regulations and planning laws, and be able to guide you to the best materials at the best prices.
There is a wide range of paving materials you can choose from and the best is not necessarily the most expensive. The most important consideration is how you intend to use the paved area. A driveway intended for everyday heavy traffic will require different materials from a simple decorative garden path.
Another factor in the cost of your project is how long the material you choose will last. Some materials have a low initial cost but require a lot of re-installation and can therefore have a higher cost over the lifetime of your garden than a material which is initially more expensive but also more durable.
There is a hidden complexity to paving, below the surface all paving is made up of layers, which give it stability and strength. To give you an idea of what the contractor will be doing here is how those layers are created:
Here’s where we need to focus our creativity. There are many options but one important one is whether to go for either man-made or natural paving. Of the man-made materials tarmac is an obvious candidate but it is also worth noting that there is a wide range of durable concrete-based materials available, some quite attractively patterned.
Here are some of the best natural paving materials:
Getting paving right can be surprisingly difficult. Here are some potential problems that an experienced contractor can help you avoid:
A little time and effort spent choosing the right paving contractor will ensure your paving project runs smoothly and within budget.
The Garden Construction company are a landscaping company that have many years experience and offer a comprehensive range of paving solutions throughout Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Perthshire.
Whatever the size of your project we’d love to talk to you about your ideas, call us today, freephone on 0800 328 6458 for a free consultation and quote. We are friendly, honest and very good at what we do.
We always use top-quality paving to suit the style that’s perfect for your garden.
We create our own bespoke designs, taking into account years of experience and the lay of your particular peice of land – like sunny spots, drainage and access to your home – to ensure you get a patio that’s exactly the way you want it.
There are a wide range of natural stone and concrete styles, colours and sizes to choose from. And we can fit them however you would like them.
Hard-wearing granite slabs are sawn cut and flame textured, giving them a rough, non-slip finish. The natural silver grey colouring creates a timeless look to last a lifetime.
Everest’s sandstone slabs are hand cut with a riven finish, and available with circular and octagonal motifs for an individual look. Available in a range of stunning colours including Fossil Mint, Sunset, Sunrise, Forest Glen, Sunset Flare and Mountain Mist. For an authentic aged look Everest also offer tumbled sandstone in Sunset, Forest Glen, Twilight and Fossil Mint.
A popular and versatile paving slab, hand cut with a riven finish for a smooth sheen. Everest’s limestone patio slabs can include a circular motif and are available in a range of beautiful colour options including ocean spray, mystic sky and fern.
Travertine slabs feature holes created by the hot springs in which they are naturally formed. Everest’s travertine slabs are sawn cut with a smooth finish and also tumbled. They are available in Coral Reef or Warm Mocha colour selections and can also include square features.
Hand cut with a riven finish and available in Olive Black or Oyster Shell colour selections, Everest’s slate patio slabs can also feature a circular motif for a sophisticated, personalised look.
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