Garden and plot

Fashion Trend: Gabions in Modern Landscape Design

What are gabions? Why do landscape designers try to use them in their projects? How to create such elegant designs with your own hands? The answers to all these questions can be found in our material. So, what are gabions? The mysterious name allows to build a lot of assumptions, but in fact, everything is not so mysterious and confusing. This word came to us from the Italian language and is translated as a "big cage". Indeed, the construction of gabions is a wire mesh with filling in the form of any stone (except artificial). Just something, you say, but how many expectationswas associated with this word. Anyway. The main thing is that gabions are stunningly beautiful, uncommon and aesthetically unsurpassed helpers both in landscape design and in the industrial field. Many are trying to find a use for them in their projects. This is due to the ease of construction of gabions, as well as their superior appearance and the sense of natural safety that comes from them. They can be used both for zoning gazebos, pools, patios, and as separate design elements: a flower stand, fence, bench, steps. Gabions go well with greens, so these 2 elements can be used to create mesmerizing compositions. In general, you can find a ton of ways to use them. The main thing is not to restrain your imagination and boldly make decisions. If you want to build a gabion with your own hands anddecorate a yard or plot with it, you will need: 1) any natural stone; 2) wire mesh (preferably stainless steel or PVC-coated mesh); 3) a little design skill. And a useful tip in the end: in order to avoid embarrassment and loss of filler, the size of the gabion cell should be less than the size of the stones. www.flickr.com

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