21 Practical Ways To Use Gabions On The Homestead

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Gabions are a structure that can be used in numerous ways. Typically, gabions are made from welded wire or mesh wire that has been filled with rock or stone. Occasionally, you’ll find gabion construction that has been filled with wood or even whimsical items, but most often some sort of stone is used.

You may be surprised to know that there are lots of ways to use gabions on the homestead instead many traditional structures. Below are samples of some of the most spectacular gabion structors, many of which you may wish to consider adding to your home.

1. Gabion Planter


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A gabion planter is a perfect decorative item for the homestead.

2. Gabion Fence


photo by gabionsupply.com

A fence built as a gabion can be used for decoration and for privacy.

3. Gabion Garden Table


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A few rocks and a wire cage are all that is needed to build a simple garden table.

4. Gabion Retaining Wall


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Consider using gabions if your property needs a retaining wall.

5. Gabion Swimming Pool


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Use gabion to decorate an above ground pool.

6. Gabion Fire Pit


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A gabion fire pit can be both safe and stylish.

7. Pallet Wood Bench & Gabion Table


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A gabion table is easy to make along with a pallet wood bench.

8. Gabion Table Setting


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Entertain dinner guests using this inviting table.

9. Gabion Backyard Waterfall


photo by gabionwallexpert.com

Need a backyard water feature. Consider building with gabions.

10. Gabion Abor


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This gabion arbor is breathtaking. A simple wire frame is the cornerstone this arbor.

11. Gabion Planter


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This is another way to make a gabion planter for your yard.

12. Gabion Pedestals


photo by sugarlumpstudios.com

Use gabions to showcase plants and garden decor.

13. Gabion Garden Wall


photo by greenlandscapestoenvy.com

A gabion garden wall is perfect to surround a garden.

14. Home Address Numbers


photo by pinterest

Use a gabion base to mount your home address numbers.

15. Gabion Wood Stove


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Do you know you can build a working wood stove as a gabion?

16. Gabion Column


photo by floradoragardens.blogspot.com

A gabion column is a great item to display in a garden or in a backyard.

17. Gabion Garden Entrance


photo by gardenista.com

A small gabion can be used at the entrance to a beautiful garden.

18. Gabion Grass Privacy Fence


photo by deavita.fr

Love this classy fence to create privacy from neighbors!

19. Raised Gabion Pond


photo by justimagine-ddoc.com

Ponds to not need to be placed in the ground when using a gabion.

20. Gabion Shelving


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Outdoor shelving is easy to add to a patio by building a gabion.

21. Gabion Raised Garden Bed


photo by gabionwallexpert.com

Why build a raised garden bed out of wood when you can use a durable gabion design?

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