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If you're looking for structural sleepers for your garden bed or retaining wall, we have a range of sizes. From 1.8 metres tall to 3 metres tall, we can find the right dimensions to suit your project.
We can also help you find other products to assist in your project, or troubleshoot problems with you. Our team has been supplying nursery and landscaping products since 1979, and we've helped our customers with all manner of projects and challenges.
Sometimes it can be hard to picture how treated pine sleepers will look in the end. That's why we've created displays featuring our range. Ecowood sleepers have an aged, silvery aesthetic, and add a refined quality to any garden — whether at home or for a landscaping job.
While you're visiting our stores in Epping or Hoppers Crossing, visit our other displays, too! We have display gardens which might just inspire a new idea for your landscaping project. You can also see our pebbles, rocks, and gravel displays, and check out how real our synthetic grass feels.
Sleepers can be heavy to transport, especially if you need a higher quantity of them for your garden creation. This is why we provide a quality delivery service, to locations within a 50 kilometre radius of our stores.
It's always best to check to see whether we have your products in stock. Generally, we can offer same day delivery if you order before 1 pm, but with larger items like our sleepers, delivery may take a little longer.
We have a range of Ecowood sleepers for different garden bed structures and retaining walls. Sizes include:
All our Ecowood sleepers are garden grade, and suitable for non-structural ground contact applications.
Ecowood coatings penetrate the wood fibres to create a natural barrier against water and fungal decay. It means the wood will last longer when exposed to the elements, while giving it an aged, silvery aesthetic.
Best of all? It's made from mineral based ingredients, so it's environmentally friendly.
You can use sleepers in a variety of applications. From creating garden beds, to building retaining walls or even a shallow sandpit, it's a versatile product.
Other applications include:
We also have concrete sleepers available, in a variety of aggregates to suit any aesthetic. Check out our range online, or at one of stores in Hoppers Crossing and Epping.
Softwood sleepers are usually sourced from Baltic timber and are easy to handle, cut, and drill. They're lighter, and smaller, so they're easier to move around.
Meanwhile, hardwood sleepers can weigh up to 50 kilograms. They're more dense, and longer lasting than softwoods. They're the best kind of sleeper to use for retaining walls and other permanent landscaping structures.
As they are exposed to the elements, pine treated sleepers can get damaged over time. To help increase the lifespan of Ecowood sleepers in your garden project, is to make sure you treat them with wood oils around twice a year, usually in Autumn and Spring. This is especially true for decking and steps.
Wood oils repel water and prevent water ingress, which are the main sources of rot and decay in your wood.
Sleepers like our Ecowood and concrete range need to be laid on a surface that is level and firm. You'll need to dig a trench to support it either side, and in some cases (depending on the project), you may need to use a mortar mix.
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