Posts made in September, 2013

Indian Sandstone Paving Job

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Projects

There are lots of different types of paving but the most popular type we get asked for time and time again has to be Natural Sandstone. It offers a hardwearing, strong stone with a natural appearance which is ethically sourced and reasonably priced. The slabs are frost resistant and suited to the British weather. Gary and Andy have just finished a job using Indian Sandstone in Raj green. Indian Sandstone colours vary from green, brown, plum and grey. They slabs come in different sizes to enable a random pattern. Our customer asked for the old paving to be lifted and taken away; then the ground prepared for the new paving. A random pattern was used for the main body of the paving, edged with sets in the same stone. The paving was laid then pointed using a wet mix to make it to give a solid finish and to prevent weeds. Here is the job before, during and after …. The old paving to be taken up. Dolomite added and whacked down to provide a solid base to accept the paving From the other angle! The random pattern design process taking place Almost complete, sets in the same stone laid all the way around the outside. Completed and pointed Indian sandstone paving area view from the back gate. View from bottom corner. Natural, ethical, hard wearing, frost resistant, hand cut – this paving has it...

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Design and build Hen House

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in News

Here at Bourne Again Gardens we were asked to design and make a hen house for a customer who’s hens had been sniffed out and taken by a fox. We were asked to design something that made it difficult for the fox to get to them. This meant taking the hen house off the ground to keep the cunning fox from the scent! The finished product consists of a hen house three feet high from the ground. It has three nesting boxes inside and lift up doors to each side to enable egg collection.  It gives the option of having a hen door for the hens to get in or a bigger door for access. A ladder will enable the hens get into their house to roost/lay their eggs! The finished product is 6 x 4 feet with a felt roof to keep the inside dry. Here at Bourne Again Gardens we can design and make any wooden structure that you desire. From benches to garden sheds we do it all for a reasonable price.  All you need to do is discuss your requirements and we can do the rest. Here are a few photographs of the design and build. Another photograph to follow when the hen house has been painted and the residents have moved...

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