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Hi all, A very short post about this garden blog (Sedgefield garden blog) i happened across. This step idea looks great, we were wondering if its possible on our rear steps, or would it make them too slippery? Comments please

Lots more on there too, South African though.

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I think that's a lovely idea. I would like to make a mosaic garden seat.

5 Jan, 2012


A bit too much (in your face) for me and I think they would detract from the planting - but then again whatever rocks your boat.

5 Jan, 2012


It looks fun. If you use sandstone pebbles on the top then that will give more grip, esp in the rain. I think river pebbles will be too slippery, even in sunny Devon. I have a hill leading down to a grassy area for my son to play in (and steal my Strawberries) that I am planning in putting steps in - mosaic steps could be a good idea - think I would be tempted to buy lots of cheap colourful plates etc and smash them to make a mosaic rather than tiles.

5 Jan, 2012


They look very nice but I wonder how long they'd last in a frosty winter.

5 Jan, 2012


Hi all, Thanks for the comments,
Hywel- I'm not sure although don't African nights get very cold?
Annella,If you decide to do one, post up some pictures please.
Stroller, Really not sure although our steps are into a yard.

Kildermorie, Sounds like an idea, you could probable get the same effect from broken Tiles, from the recycle centre.

6 Jan, 2012

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