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Working with the landscapers at Chislehurst

The Chislehurst garden is almost complete and ready for us to plant, the landscapers Steve and Matt were installing the cor-ten steel panels within the borders and have only the turf to lay, I'm very excited about this project and cannot wait to plant in a few weeks time. The rusting process is developing nicely.

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  1. Very nice use of the corten. I am curious as to how they are attached to the ground? I see some some small re-bar looking members connecting them to the ground...are those attached to a pier block or something? Would greatly appreciate any knowledge/advice you might have on how to best attach corten panels like this to the ground (i.e.: how its footings work) Thanks!

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