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MishaMisha Posts: 1
This is ridiculous! Versed garden owners rejected wooden paths a long time ago. I have a wooden piece in my path though. Such paths get ineffably slippery after a rain and when it incessantly drizzles a long time it gets just impassable during the drizzle. And having left planks undressed you'll almost surely get a splinter


  • I plan a decking path across a very damp lawn. I will be improving on Monty's plan:

    1 Use tanalised ridged timbers for the treads, extra treated with a silicon water shedding product.

    2 Open out a roll of chicken wire along the patch and secure with staples. Non-slip guarantee.

    3 Ensure a slight fall from one side of treads to the other to allow drainage.

    4 Keep up a regular maintenance of brushing leaves and soil from the treads to prevent build-up of detritus that would encourage moss.
  • Decking can get so so slippery during to winter and spring. I wish I never put mine down
  • graham5graham5 Posts: 5

    decking is a terrble material for any path , seating area etc.slippery when wet  constant matainence

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