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Landscaping timbers have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their versatility and durability. They can be used for a variety of applications, from creating raised garden beds to building retaining walls. Green Landscape Supply stocks a ready supply of various landscaping timbers at our Norcross and Buford locations near Atlanta, GA.

If you’re ready for some Fall season landscaping upgrades, here are seven popular uses for landscaping timbers.

1. Raised Garden Beds

One of the most common uses for landscaping timbers is to create raised garden beds. Using timbers for this purpose is a great way to keep soil contained and prevent erosion. Plus, it makes it easier to maintain your garden since you won’t have to bend down as far to tend to your plants.

2. Retaining Walls

Another popular use for landscaping timbers is to build retaining walls. These walls can be used to hold back soil on a slope or to create terraced garden beds. When properly constructed, landscaping timber retaining walls can be both functional and attractive.

3. Pathways

Landscaping timbers can also be used to create pathways in your yard or garden. By lining a pathway with timbers, you can define the space and prevent weeds and grass from encroaching on the path. Plus, it adds a nice rustic touch to your landscaping.

4. Edging

Edging is another use for landscaping timbers. By creating a border around your garden beds or walkways, you can add definition and prevent the spread of grass and weeds. Plus, it can give your landscaping a neat and tidy appearance.

5. Steps

Landscaping timbers can be used to create steps in your yard or garden. This is a great way to add dimension to your landscaping and make it more accessible. Plus, it’s a relatively easy DIY project that can be completed in a weekend.

6. Outdoor Furniture

If you’re feeling ambitious, you can even use landscaping timbers to build outdoor furniture. From benches to tables, the possibilities are endless. By using timbers, you can create sturdy and durable furniture that can withstand the elements.

7. Playground Borders

Sturdy landscaping timbers can be used to create borders around playground equipment. This is a great way to keep kids safe and prevent injuries from falls. Plus, it adds a nice finished look to your backyard play area.

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Landscaping is more than mowing grass and trimming shrubs. It also involves building functional and attractive structures that add safety, definition and style to your property. Landscaping timbers are a versatile and durable material that can be used for a variety of applications in your yard or garden. Whether you’re looking to create raised garden beds, build retaining walls, or add some rustic charm to your landscaping, timbers are a great choice. So why not give them a try and see what you can create?

Drop by Green Landscape Supply near Atlanta or contact us today to explore our supply of landscaping timbers and other materials to help you with Fall projects.

Posted on behalf of Green Landscape Supply

4548 Thompson Mill Rd
Buford, GA 30518

Phone: (678) 745-6980

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Based on 42 reviews

  • Jon B.

    Wanted to add top dressing to my lawn and stopped by to get some basic facts before starting. The team was so helpful to answer my many questions and made me feel comfortable to move forward with project. Stopped by a few weeks later with a u-haul and was all loaded up and ready to go within 15 minutes. Very helpful and inviting team. I might have them deliver next time, seems it's much easier and it can be dropped off on my driveway in those huge plastic bags - wife likes that Idea, and keeps me from unloading the truck on my own

  • D. F. C.

    We undertook a major landscaping project spanning 2018-2019. It includes stabilizing a foundation wall, construction of retaining walls, redirecting drainage, raised flowerbeds, and completely redoing the lawn. It requires multiple truckloads of stone, sand, fill dirt and topsoil. We saved a few dollars, but more importantly, the quality of the products ordered were unequaled. It was the best experience in getting exactly what and how much we needed that we had in the 30Y we've been here.

  • Ben J.

    Holy Cow! Super fast and friendly service having some gravel delivered. Person taking order on phone and driver very friendly. Feel I got a very fair price on material as well. Will be back.

  • Joshua J.

    When every other landscaping nursery was out of sod these guys had it. Felt very much like a family business. Not a lot frills here, but none are needed for a landscaping business. For my next project I might just have to drive past the other 3 nurseries to get here.

  • Tessa H.

    The only place I will go from now on! John was very kind and so helpful! Even though my job was really small, I was treated with so much respect and personal care that I will not being going anywhere else for my landscape needs in the future. They have a massive selection and their customer service is outstanding.

  • Will M.

    Great service. Our yard looks spectacular. The neighbors are always asking where we get such high quality mulch. If you want a great quality mulch to enhance your yard be sure to visit for an excellent experience! Thanks Green Brothers!