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Decomposed Granite Vs Pea Gravel

im helping someone put gravel in their backyard (over the barren dirt, old carpet, and fake turf that a previous owner laid out). from ive read, a lot of people are 

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  • A Dirt-Cheap Alternative For Grounding Cover

    A Dirt-Cheap Alternative For Grounding Cover

    decomposed granite may be only a step above ordinary dirt, but this can you make your own natural looking paths or patios with just a 

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  • Diy Pea Gravel Patio

    Diy Pea Gravel Patio

    there are a couple of ways to create a pea gravel patio: using bare ground as a base or over a base layer of crushed stone. if you have loose 

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  • Crushed Rock Vs. Pea Gravel

    Crushed Rock Vs. Pea Gravel

    to landscaping. two great choices of gravel are crushed rock and pea gravel. pea gravel is more decorative than crushed rock and makes soft environment-friendly walkways. gravel comes decomposed granite alternatives. by creating 

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  • Choosing The Right Gravel For Different Types Of Landscaping

    Choosing The Right Gravel For Different Types Of Landscaping

    whether you choose pea gravel, crushed rock, decomposed granite and path fines, drainage rock, or other type; gravel is a go-to choice for flower garden 

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  • 10 Things Your Landscape Designer Wishes You Knew About

    10 Things Your Landscape Designer Wishes You Knew About

    in a nutshell: decomposed granite (or dg, as it's known) is a powdery granite that makes a fine texture of silt and little rocks. pea gravel is tricky because its name has the word gravel in it, but some note that pea gravel is actually a small and smooth river rock. see hardscaping 101: river rocks to learn more.

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  • Comparing Gravels For Landscape Installation

    Comparing Gravels For Landscape Installation

    photo credit: tali wildman we love using gravel in our landscape is there slope or drainage we need to address? decomposed granite naturally decomposed; usually has clay mixed pea gravel small, round gravel.

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  • 2021 Cost Of Landscaping Stones

    2021 Cost Of Landscaping Stones

    decomposed granite or pea gravel is at the cheaper end of the scale. lava rock or mexican beach pebbles are more expensive. the cost is reflective of the color, 

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  • Uses For Gravel And River Rock

    Uses For Gravel And River Rock

    those rocks come in many different options, like pea gravel, river rock, or decomposed granite. each looks different from the other and each have different 

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  • Gravel & Stone Types For A Rockin' Landscape

    Gravel & Stone Types For A Rockin' Landscape

    the basics: decomposed granite, or dg, is a granitic rock that has use pea gravel for patio areas, pathways and filling in between flat rock, 

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  • Pebbles In The Garden-The Application Possibilities Of The

    Pebbles In The Garden-The Application Possibilities Of The

    paving alternative - granitic sand or decomposed granite here's a mix of then it was flowers and veggies for grass and today it's gravel, stone and brick and 

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  • How To Pet-Friendly Landscapes

    How To Pet-Friendly Landscapes

    consider a dog run in a side yard, or create a designated play area in a part of the decomposed granite (dg) is similar to gravel, but has a finer texture, and is pea gravel is a great selection for its smooth surface and drainage properties.

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  • Great Gravel Designs For Denver Landscapes

    Great Gravel Designs For Denver Landscapes

    decomposed granite is reddish-tan and sandy or silt-like. pea gravel is usually a mixture of rocks from 1/4 inch to 1/8 inch in size and in colors from white to tan to 

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  • A Guide To Pea Gravel And Other Hardscapes

    A Guide To Pea Gravel And Other Hardscapes

    for the same reason, you can't place garden furniture on pea gravel. because they do not erode or decompose, they also make a good substitute for mulch. decomposed granite is the most suitable landscaping rock for building pathways, 

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  • A Guide To Pea Gravel, Gravel, Crushed Stone, River Rocks

    A Guide To Pea Gravel, Gravel, Crushed Stone, River Rocks

    because of its fine texture, it is often used on paths or patios. it's usually rust-colored and fades to tan in the sun. at about $40 per cubic yard, decomposed granite 

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  • How To Select The Right Gravel For Your Garden

    How To Select The Right Gravel For Your Garden

    often going with a local gravel or one that's widely available in your area can cut pea gravel, crushed rock gravel, decomposed granite and path fines all work 

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  • How To Stabilize Pea Gravel Walkways (In A Few Easy Steps)

    How To Stabilize Pea Gravel Walkways (In A Few Easy Steps)

    additional tips; working decomposed granite; checking the pea gravel for stability if the pea gravel is used on a walkway or driveway, it can be enough to 

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  • Decomposed Granite Pros & Cons

    Decomposed Granite Pros & Cons

    decomposed granite can come as a crushed stone or a fine and used as a b. compact and throw pea gravel or similar on top to get rid of the dirty look.

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  • Gravel In The Garden

    Gravel In The Garden

    big rocks are not so easy to navigate or manipulate. little rock is much more forgiving. our next go around, we switched to decomposed granite 

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  • Pros & Cons Of Pea Gravel

    Pros & Cons Of Pea Gravel

    pea gravel is just one type of material available for landscaping. pea gravel used for a walkway provides a softer surface to walk on compared with using a larger type of gravel. walking on pea gravel decomposed granite installation. 5 

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