Tag: Sleepers

Using AVS sleepers to build raised beds for your garden

One of the core products we’ve supplied to The Famous Five Garden project at BBC Countryfile Live on the grounds of Blenheim Palace are ​sleepers​ for raised planter beds. Sleepers are ideal for landscaping projects of endless varieties, balancing versatility with robustness for a flexible gardening solution which you can trust will last. At BBC…

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04 Aug 18

North Lancing Primary School re-builds garden bug area

We’ve been taken aback by some of the amazing causes local community members are committed to helping. From swimming galas, summer fayres to school plays, there’s nothing more rewarding than a community getting together to better something. This is why we set up the AVS Local Community Fund.   THE AVS LOCAL COMMUNITY FUND  We…

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10 May 18

Quick growing vegetables for easy gardening

There is nothing like growing and harvesting your own garden grown vegetables and it isn’t difficult to do. Even better is that many spring and summer vegetables grow and ripen quickly, so you don’t have to wait too long to reap the rewards! The other benefit of these quick growing vegetables is that you can…

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27 Apr 18

How to Build a Retaining Sleeper Wall

The construction of your railway sleeper retaining wall will be determined by difference in ground levels. Most people only need to retain up to 600mm of soil so this is an easy task, which often creates an interesting and attractive feature in the garden. The method you choose for construction will be influenced by the height. Sleepers…

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21 Feb 18

Customer Projects – Let’s Get Involved!

It’s no secret that when it comes to garden fencing and landscaping projects, our customers know what they are talking about. That’s why we have decided to showcase some of your latest work on our blog, sharing a little inspiration and some useful ideas with everyone. Keep reading to see the projects we have featured this time… Theresa’s…

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21 Feb 18

Why Build a Raised Bed With Railway Sleepers?

AVS Fencing Supplies are a huge supplier of railway sleepers for garden and landscaping projects. This means you can have great confidence in the product with competitive prices and rapid delivery. Railway sleepers supplied included are both new and recycled in hardwood and treated softwood and are creosote-free. Container vegetable gardening has grown in popularity over the years and recycling different objects…

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21 Feb 18

Railway Sleepers For Soil Retention

Railway Sleepers are ideal for creating garden walls and retainers as they do not require the skills involved in building brick walls. They also can produce the end results quicker than bricks due to their size; this does have a downside though, as they can be very heavy to work with and would normally require two…

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18 Feb 18

Railway Sleeper Pond Ideas

If you like the idea of building a railway sleeper pond, it is worth considering the space in your garden, as the average length of a railway sleeper is 8ft. They can be cut down in size but it is worth thinking about who you would get to do this as it would require using…

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17 Feb 18

Railway Sleeper Furniture: Cheap & Practical

Railway sleeper furniture is a popular garden feature to have these days. It is splendid to look at, and it makes a bold and handsome statement. Also, this furniture is fairly easy to create by yourself. You’ll get projects that look like they have been completed by construction, landscaping and gardening professionals…and, for not much cost….

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16 Feb 18