Limestone: The Sophistication Your Garden Craves
What is Limestone?
Limestone is one of the oldest, most durable natural stones known to man. There are historical limestone floors in Israel that have been dated as far back as 7000 BCE.
Today, the world uses more than 5 billion tons of limestone in one form or another for construction and health benefits.
Where Does Limestone Come From?
The majority of the limestone used today comes from the ocean and it is also common to find limestone in the depths of caves around the globe. Limestone is the result of an evolutionary process that occurs over a long period of time with some formations resulting from millions of years of ocean pressure.
What is Limestone Used for?
In all of its forms, from huge slabs to powder form, limestone is long-lasting, beautiful, and very versatile.
The variables of the limestone blocks and limestone pavers at Bibra Lake Soils are exactly what you are looking for to add an exceptional decorative sophistication to many of your home features that include:
- Home Offices
- Door frames
- Interior and exterior fireplaces
- Water fountains
- Patios, courtyards, and verandas
- Tiered terraces
- Retaining walls for flower gardens and walkways
- Tree borders
- Ponds and swimming pool borders
- Steps along hillsides and sloping lawns
- Lawn and garden pathways
- Walled flower planters
- Elegant driveway edges
- Landscaping enhancements
Why Select Limestone for Your Exterior Projects?
As you can see from the list above, limestone has an endless list of beneficial applications. It has a visually pleasing appearance that adds beauty, elegance, and a cultured finish to many outdoor areas.
Limestone enhances the overall beauty of your property by blending in with or bringing out the colour of your home. The aesthetics of limestone heighten the appeal of your home and adds value to your property.
In addition to versatility, limestone is a natural selection for dependability. Limestone has proved its ability to last for generations.
They can be cut to establish a smooth, evenly matched end to retaining walls, edges, and square flower beds. You can position the limestone blocks and pavers in eye-catching patterns.
When working on do-it-yourself projects, or upgrading your property, limestone blocks and pavers are more cost-effective than working with solid stone blocks and pavers. Limestone is lighter than solid stone and that translates into reduced material costs and installation times when building your custom designs.
What Architectural Styles Work Best With Limestone?
The beauty of limestone is that the stones are adaptable to all styles of exterior projects that will showcase personal property styles, from a simplistic, contemporary bungalow to a manicured formal French manor.
There are no rights or wrongs when creating your limestone projects. If you can visualise your landscaping idea, it can be done whether you design the project or employ professional landscapers.
What Are Some Relatively Easy Do-it-yourself Limestone Landscaping Projects?
Popular landscaping projects using limestone are:
- Retaining walls for flower beds are not only eye-pleasing, and they also are effective in reducing soil erosion.
- Establishing a beautiful sight-line on your property or creating a paved flower-filled wall around the exterior of your home.
- Retaining walls around focal point trees that add a polished look to your lawn and increases the curb appeal of your property.
- Stand-alone flower beds are easy to construct, will not decay like wooden flower beds, and add a cultured appeal to your property. Try to keep the height of the flower bed to 1.2192 meters for ease in planting and weeding.
- Building a raised bed with limestone pavers establishes a sophisticated garden environment that is both functional and elegant.
Getting Limestone Products to Your Perth Property
We understand that the weight of our limestone blocks and pavers can be more than the average private vehicle can carry. When making a limestone purchase, Bibra Lake Soils offer our valued customers the FREE use of one of our trailers for 2 hours.
You also have the option to book a truck delivery for a small fee by calling (08) 9434 2290 and speaking to one of our knowledgeable staff members.
Bibra Lake Soils is open 7 days a week and proudly serves Perth and the surrounding suburbs. For enquiries or questions about our limestone products and our delivery options, please call us or visit us at our Bibra Lake yard.