awesome old bricks, pea gravel and rocks - this pathway design is both eye-catching and ... Architectural Landscape Design

awesome old bricks, pea gravel and rocks - this pathway design is both eye-catching and ... Architectural Landscape Design

Simple and stylish front garden with pavers, gravel, box balls and hydrangea hedge. ~ Front Garden Designs. Visit: http://www.1stclassgardenservice.co.uk

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Simple and stylish front garden with pavers, gravel, box balls and hydrangea hedge. ~ Front Garden Designs. Visit: http://www.1stclassgardenservice.co.uk

Crushed granite has a finer texture than gravel. Often called “decomposed granite,” the small pieces compact more smoothly than coarse gravel, although both materials are packed the same way. Packing or tamping helps crushed granite settle more densely than loosely laid material, which results in a firmer path, driveway or patio. Where the granite is poured over a gravel substrate, dampen the gravel with water before compacting it.

How to Pack Down Crushed Granite

Crushed granite has a finer texture than gravel. Often called “decomposed granite,” the small pieces compact more smoothly than coarse gravel, although both materials are packed the same way. Packing or tamping helps crushed granite settle more densely than loosely laid material, which results in a firmer path, driveway or patio. Where the granite is poured over a gravel substrate, dampen the gravel with water before compacting it.

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