Selecting the Perfect Garden Bridge

25 Aug

Landscape Bridge

First think about the space you have in your yard and pick out where you think a bridge could best fit Landscape Bridge. If you are inexperienced. The most basic type of garden bridge is an arched or flat plank structure that does not have hand rails or side rails. Choosing the right bridge for your garden does not have to be a difficult task. Many ornamental bridges also have guard rails which are both decorative and functional. It is much simpler to take an accurate measure of this length and most companies will sell bridges based off the span not the arch. Next you need to measure the distance you want your bridge to span.

Landscape Bridge

Landscape Bridge

If you purchase a bridge like this make sure that it only uses galvanized hardware and stainless steel. Be sure to choose several areas and then decide on which one is your favorite. Bridges have been used for thousands of year for crossing rugged terrain and bodies of water dating to ancient times. While measuring be sure to measure the distance you want the bridge to traverse not the arch length. A standard width is about 3 feet. Some of these rails are made to prevent children from falling off the bridge while others are purely for decoration.

 There are many different names by which bridges are known including foot bridges landscape bridges ornamental bridges oriental bridges Japanese bridges timber bridges and garden bridges to name a few. Small garden bridges have become a popular way to ornament your backyard. When picking out a bridge it is important to choose one that is made of weather and water-resistant wood that is also sealed or stained wood. According to Robert Crosse most small garden bridges are made of cedar pressure-treated pine redwood teak spruce or birch.

Landscape Bridge

Some bridges have a steel frame with wooden planks. They add a fanciful touch to any garden and instantly change an average yard into a spectacular one Landscape Bridge. Small garden bridges are usually slightly arched and most range between 5 and 20 feet long.

Landscape Bridge

Landscape Bridge


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