Got a conversion to do? Building project? Got questions? Need Answers? Offering a product or service? Visit our forum...

My Barn Conversion

Login

canadian pharmacy
About | Shop | Privacy | Forum | Gallery | Contact Us

Outdoor inspiration #1

Category: Barn Conversion Journal August 18th, 2010 by mbc

Once painting (windows frames) and pointing (repointing the stonework) are completed, I’m hoping that the good temperatures and most importantly dry weather of late summer-autumn will extend long enough to allow for some further work outside the barn.

We intend to dig out much of the the bank that currently dominates what will be the rear garden and then to landscape it to provide a level lawn area surrounded by slopping banks, terraces and retaining walls. Due to the nature of the plot we’ll need to cleverly build quite a few retaining walls of varying sizes. For the smaller, less steep slopping areas where structural strength isn’t such a concern I like the approach taken at the foot of the wall on this photograph from robinlucianobeaty.blogspot.com:

Garden Inspiration

Garden Inspiration

There is quite a lot of dry stone walling around the place already – this will be nicely in keeping and also quicker and easier to build than a solid mortared stone wall.

If you enjoyed that post, then read these…

Building Progress ~ October 2009
Ah, October – seems like a long time ago now.

category: ‘Barn Conversion Journal

Building Progress ~ March 2010
Under the time consuming triple influence of Easter-Wedding Anniversary-Birthday early April is always more devoted to indulgence than work, at least that’s my excuse for slow progress at the barn…

category: ‘Barn Conversion Journal

The green, green grass…
From a barren waste a grassy knoll appears.

tag: ‘garden

Posted in Barn Conversion Journal | 1 Comment » « Leave Yours
Tags:

One Response

  1. Design Patterns ~ my choices ~ update | my barn conversion Says:

    […] Outdoor inspiration #1 […]

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.