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Adding Bricks To Your Landscaping Plan

by Mr. Andrew Caxton

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Adding bricks to your landscaping plan can easily add a touch of class to your home. They are easy to care for and will last for many years.

Consumers can find landscaping bricks in all different sizes and colors to fit every need possible. Brick can give you a great way to add a traditional and classic beauty to any landscaping project around your home. They can help a landscaping plan to come together and become a cohesive part of your home. It can also make any grassy area that you choose into a place that you can relax and entertain. It is durable, long-lasting, and beautiful. These are just a few of the reasons why so many consumers choose landscaping bricks for their project.

Brick patios

You can make any area in your yard into a comfortable and relaxing patio simply by using landscaping bricks. All you need is some time, bricks, and mortar to complete the job. You can choose to be creative by laying the bricks in a basketweave pattern by alternating the bricks horizontally and vertically or you can lay them one by one in the same direction. It is entirely up to you. With a little time and some materials, you will have a brick patio in no time.

Brick gardens

Brick is a great addition to any garden that you have. You can use them as a simple border the garden or you can build up your garden bed by building a retaining wall to surround your garden. Water gardens are also a great place for brick. You simple use the brick to surround the water area. It can help to add warmth and visual interest to any garden in your home, whether it is garden of flowers or water.

Pathways and Sidewalks Using Brick

You can create beautiful pathways and sidewalks by using brick. You will want to line the proposed walkway with landscape fabric to help keep the brick particles from sinking into the ground. You can choose to lay the brick in a basketweave pattern as described above or you can simply lay them one beside one another. You will love adding this beautiful touch to your home’s landscaping.

Other Ways to Use Brick

Flowerbeds or any other area will look even more beautiful with landscaping bricks as a border. They are great for using in high traffic areas where the grass is easily worn down, too. Brick can be used anywhere in your yard or around your home that you want to add a little visual appeal because its classic beauty will quickly catch someone’s interest. Another great benefit is that if they are laid flat or stacked evenly, they can simply be mowed over for easy maintenance around the brick.

You can find brick at almost any home and garden store or a building supply store. It may be entirely possible that you can simply find brick lying around that just needs some cleaning to make them acceptable for your own yard.


Andrew Caxton publishes articles for www.lawn-mowers-and-garden-tractors.com a focused website that offers the best articles on landscaping and gardening brick. (website closed)

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