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What are Ground Staples or Garden Staples and their Uses?

Updated on September 23, 2016

What are Ground Staples or Garden Staples?

Garden Staples which are also called ground staples, landscape staples or sod staples are pieces of non-rusting or rusting wires bent in a U-shape either with rounded or square ends. Rounded ends are usually used for securing irrigation tubes while square ends are for weed barriers and others. The materials used to produce these staples may be plastics, galvanized, or steel. You can choose from various products according to your needs.

What are the Uses of Garden Staples?

Generally, like other staples, landscape staples are used to hold wires, tubes, fabrics and others to the ground.

Garden staples also called as sod staples, and landscape staples are used to fasten wires, tubes, fabrics and others.
Garden staples also called as sod staples, and landscape staples are used to fasten wires, tubes, fabrics and others.

Installation of Above the Ground Wiring

One of the most common uses of landscape staples are for installation of an above the ground wiring. This is also called the no dig method of installing cables because you do not need to dig the ground and bury your wires. You can just push the staples to fasten the wire on the ground or simply by stomping your foot on it or use a hammer on hard soils but make sure not to pound too hard as it might crack the wire you are installing.

Instantly beautify your new lawns with sods using sod staples or landscape staples.
Instantly beautify your new lawns with sods using sod staples or landscape staples.

Laying out Sod for New Lawns

Families who just moved into a new house will usually use sod to landscape their yards to have a better looking home. Laying our sods might not be that easy but is easier than planting new Bermuda grasses to beautify our lawn. You will need a professional help or if you have skills in gardening, you can do it yourself. Landscape staples now become useful in the part where you want to fasten the sods firmly on the ground so that it won’t be disturbed by pets while it grows. There are landscaping stakes that are designed to rust and grow in the ground and will last for years. If you are in need of these kinds of staples, The 5 Star Collection has some products similar to these on Amazon. They have non-rusting and rusting sod staples that fit everything you need.

Laying out Weed Barriers for Gardens

Modern gardening has opened more interesting ideas which made planting or gardening more fun and easier to do. One of these ideas is the installation of weed barriers to prevent growth of weeds with your plants. Surely, gardening gets better when you install weed barriers because it will save you time and effort weeding unwanted grasses on your garden. To install or lay out a weed barrier, garden staples are essential. It will help fasten your fabric to the turf faster and easier. Unlike in the laying out of sod, you will need a non-rusting sod because your weed barrier will not stay there for long unless you want to lay it permanently on the ground until it will decompose.

Secure irrigation tubing to prevent minor injuries and accidents.
Secure irrigation tubing to prevent minor injuries and accidents.

Building Irrigation Drip Tubing

Another secret to having a beautiful house garden or landscape is to install irrigation drip tubing to keep it watered especially during summer season. Other homeowners will use sprinklers but others prefer drip tubing as it gets directly to the base of the plants. To install your irrigation drip tubing with landscape staples, you will need a rounded end type to securely attach the tubes to the ground. It will also be helpful if you have kids or pets running around the area as it will be safer from injuries and will prevent them from tripping.

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