How you can use Gabion Baskets

RETAINING WALLS

Suitable for residential and commercial use, gabion basket retaining walls are available in a range of standard and custom sizes to suit your application and your architectural style.

CASUAL SEATING

If you’re looking for an alternative outdoor seating solution for your home, look no further than gabion basket casual seating - our standard baskets are at the perfect height for sitting and relaxing.

VERTICAL GARDENS

Create a stunning feature within your outdoor area or commercial space with a show-stopping vertical garden. Our gabion baskets can be planted with a variety of foliage species to suit your application.

 

FIREPLACES

Create the perfect alfresco area with a gabion basket fireplace. They are designed to hold wood-burning fireplaces and ovens of all sizes, ensuring your outdoor area is comfortable and attractive.

FEATURE WALLS

Did you know that gabion baskets can even be used indoors? They make the perfect feature wall for any home, from the rustic through to the contemporary. Simply choose a stone that suits your personal taste!

VEGGIE PATCHES

If you’d prefer a vertical garden that you can enjoy to the fullest, consider creating a vertical veggie patch. Incredibly well-draining, you won’t have to worry about accidentally over-watering your plants.

Why Gabion Baskets?

A landscpaing secret for hundreds of years, gabion baskets are finally being put to use for a variety of commercial and residential applications – with their uses limited only by your imagination! We have seen them used for retaining walls, casual seating, vertical gardens, vegie patches, fireplaces, feature walls and more!

As premium gabion basket suppliers, Yarrabee & Castlemaine understands that they offer many advantages:

  • They have an aesthetically pleasing appearance that will suit the surrounding environment thanks to the stone used to fill them;
  • Gabion baskets for sale offer a permeable construction that is not susceptible to frost and water damage;
  • They offer longevity, ensuring that the projects you have used the baskets in will withstand the tests of time and weathering; and
  • Gabion cages for sale offer maximum flexibility and strength, allowing them to be used to meet various applications.

We have a number of gabion basket sizes to choose from, ensuring you find the perfect one for your intended application.

 
Tutorial-putting the baskets together
 

Available in a range of standard sizes.

The great thing about these baskets is that you can put them together yourself! We provide you with the steel sides, top and bottom (if required) with matching “noodle” joiners, so all you need to do is put them together (please see our video for a simple tutorial). Once they’re in place, all you need to do is fill the baskets with stone and you’re finished!

Why purchase Gabion Baskets from Yarrabee & Castlemaine?

  • Selection of 5mm steel wire gives you over 20% more strength than the standard 4mm wire
  • 50mm x 50mm size mesh again gives more than 20% more steel than standard 50mm x 75mm mesh commonly offered
  • This combination results in stronger and potentially longer lasting gabion baskets
  • Standard sizes of 500mm high baskets have been selected to allow customers to be able to place stone or rocks without having to climb in and work under difficult circumstances
  • Our use of joiners or spirals allows anyone to construct the baskets, along with being approximately 25kg per basket (unfilled) they are not difficult to move into position
  • Spiral joining results in far superior bonding of baskets to each other as against clipping each basket
  • Our gabion baskets in Melbourne come in a flat pack format so can be easily transported
  • Castlemaine stone can be purchased in a “Bulka Bag”, which can be easily loaded onto a trailer or similar
  • Take advantage of a 15% discount on Castlemaine Gabion stone when purchased in conjunction with our baskets