Garden Bridges

WHAT STYLE OF GARDEN BRIDGE ?

Garden bridges come in a numerous styles and sizes that will suit and enhance any garden.

From the list of examples below you should be able to find a garden bridge that ties in and compliments your own garden. Under each category is a link to other pages showing more bridges along the same style.

DIFFERENT BRIDGE STYLES

  • SINGLE RAIL BRIDGES
  • SINGLE RAIL BRIDGES

What Type Of Material

Below is a list of the common materials used in the construction of garden bridges.

Each has its own advantages so read through, think about what you need and then you should be able to make your mind up on what garden bridge is right for your yard.

Wooden Bridges

Cedar
 Cedar is a very stable wood, so it tends to stay straight and it won’t buckle or bend
Crack resistant
Contains oils that act as a natural preservative

Pine
One of the advantages of pine is that it is cheaper than the other woods
Can be easily stained or painted to match whatever style or color
your house is
Once treated it will last for many years outside

Redwood
Like cedar, it contains natural oils that act as a preservative
Can hold a variety of finishes due to its natural stability
Has its own naturally rich color which is a feature on its own

Vinyl Bridges
Won’t crack or rot and are manufactured to resist UV light
No need to paint
Lightweight and easy to install
Very easy to clean, just rinse off with the garden hose occasionally

Stone and Brick Bridges
 Stone or brick bridges are very much a specialty item. This type of  work is normally undertaken on site and is made to measure.

For a quality job it pays to use a either a qualified stone mason or brick layer to get the job done. If you’re interested in having a brick or stone garden bridge built , have a look through the contractor search page.