Ken’s Weekly Tips – Dealing with fungus on sleepers

by Ken C | Last Updated: 07/09/2021

Many of us use hardwood oak sleepers in the garden. Maybe it’s to edge a lawn, create a retaining wall, or maybe build a raised bed.

At some point, you’ll notice fungus appear on the wood surface and you might be wondering what’s happening.

It’s a natural process, and there’s very little you can do other than maybe enjoy the beauty of nature.

Ken Crowther is an award winning broadcaster, author and member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. He has been gardening for over 50 years and his knowledge and experience are drawn on to provide advice and information about garden design, plants for all seasons, gardening techniques and gardening tips. Gardening with Ken's broad appeal means he reaches a wide audience across the UK from amateur gardeners to top level horticulturists.