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Choosing the Right Type of Bridge in your Garden

Jun 27th 2013 at 6:53 PM

Having a garden in your home can bring in a lot of benefits. Even more if you have small bridge overlapping a beautiful shrubs, plants and flowers.  Garden bridges can turn any unattractive garden to an eye-catching asset.  They can serve as useful ornaments when used together with a group of koi or fish in a pond and if you are planning on having a bridge in the house here's what you needed to know to get you started with.

Choose a location

First of all you need to study your garden. Most garden bridges come in a wide variety of types some are made from wood,  bamboo or steel truss bridge depending on the materials you use. It would be advisable that you choose and area or spot that you want to highlight in your garden. As a bridge can easily catch anyone's attention in an instant once the bridge is all set-up in the place.

Choose a size

The size particularly in length is the most important factor in determining what size your bridge. You do not want your bridge to take up a huge space most especially if your garden is quite big. Although wooden bridges can be cut off and adjusted easily, on the other hand steel truss bridges are totally the opposite.

Choose a lighting to highlight the bridge

If your bridge is built for garden ornamentation, then you can always set up the lights during the night. It may not be functional but it can add wonders to your garden arrangement. Imagine, how a bridge can give an effect when it is lighted up at night. You can easily turn your bridge from a simple ornament to a fabulous decoration in no time. You can choose from a wide variety of lights to suite the theme of your home.

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