The benefit of using sustainable landscaping solutions

The benefit of using sustainable landscaping solutions These days environmental concerns really matter to clients, not just in your own company, but also all the way back down the supply chain to where you get your materials. Sometimes it can be difficult to be sure where your timber is coming from, but by using a[…]

Retaining Wall Durability

Retaining Wall Durability When it comes to retaining walls and terracing, safety and durability are the main concerns. Stone may be the obvious choice, but it is expensive, and many budgets simply cannot afford it. The cheapest option is timber boards, but these will warp and distort over time, are often impregnated with nasty preservatives[…]

Modular Vs Railway Sleepers

Modular Vs Railway Sleepers When considering the options for building raised beds, planters, benches and more, timber is often top of the list. Boards and planking can warp and bow over time, and cannot be guaranteed as strong or durable enough, so railway sleepers are often put forward as the only timber option. However, a[…]

The Cost of Modular Timber Designs

The Cost of Modular Timber Designs When budgets are tight, it’s good to be able to see all the costs of a project up front. Using a modular timber system for raised beds and other landscaping means that not only are the material costs easy to calculate, but the labour costs will be much more[…]

Modular timber designs that don’t stick to traditional dimensions

If you are designing a large landscape scheme that will be a pleasure for people to live and work in, planters are a useful tool to have in your project. Planting brings life to streets, squares, parks and housing developments, making spaces more enjoyable and adding colour and biodiversity. Designing planters with a modular timber[…]

What it takes to build an Award Winning Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show

  It’s that time of year again, the weather is warming up, the flowers are starting to bloom and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show opens its gates to showcase the best of the world’s garden design talent. Whilst we’re not exhibiting this year, WoodBlocX has been included in The Sun newspaper’s Flower Square Garden, which[…]