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Brick beds with their own hands

Fences give beds not merely aesthetics. Borders prevent sprawl and washout of dirt, and if the base of the bed even strengthen steel net, plantings will be 100% protected by moles and other insects. For self-made fences use any improvised material. If you want, you can purchase readymade boxes in a store. More frequently than not, gardeners give preference to home made fences. The most dependable are believed beds made of brick, particularly if they’re high. A good structure is built on the foundation, and low brick structures are simply laid out to the shape of the bed. Alternatives for designing a brick bed

Brick is a thick construction material, and it will not be possible to construct a portable fence from it. Although this type of statement isn’t completely true. It all depends on the function of the bed and the plants grown on it. Let us say you wish to fence a bed of low-growing flowers or yard grass from the lawn. For this bed just dig vertically enough bricks. To achieve aesthetics, it is better to place each brick in a slope. The result will be a great toothed fence, resembling a saw.

Make a good projecting low bed can be made by putting bricks horizontal in 2-3 rows. To try it, you’ll need to dig a shallow trench, pour a sandy cushion and dry without any mortar to place the brick walls.

Warning! Assembling a brick fencing without mortar over three rows is equally undesirable. The pressure of the soil of a top mattress will fall the dryly stacked walls.

The advantage of mattress fences made from dry or buried stacked bricks is that the freedom of the construction. Of course, a brick wall can’t be transferred as a box, but it may be deciphered if needed. After one season, bricks can be easily taken out of the floor, and the next year you can break the bed in a different place.

A very distinct design is a top mattress of bricks. To place it with your hands will be more difficult, but doable. Such a fence is a full-fledged brick wall, folded on concrete mortar. During winter and spring fever changes the land has a tendency to swell. For each region the degree of motion of the soil differs, but still a phenomenon of nature is still inevitable. To reduce brickwork from breaking, the fence of the bed is created on a strip foundation.

The walls of the high bed can be made of any pieces of brick, above all, they need to be well bonded together with mortar. Usually such capital structures are constructed in the yard to decorate the landscape. As an option, it is better to instantly utilize decorative bricks. When the partitions are made from pieces, they are lined with ornamental stone.