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

10 DIY Awesome and Interesting Ideas For Great Gardens 2

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

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

Darker than I want but maybe there's some issue with reflectivity and a lighter color being too bright in direct sun. Also noticing the white borders.

Darker than I want but maybe there's some issue with reflectivity and a lighter color being too bright in direct sun. Also noticing the white borders.

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.

<p>Adding a touch of wicker and exposed wood to this crushed granite patio gives a homey quality to a wide expanse of stone.(Credit: <a href="http://www.elysianlandscapes.com/">www.Elysianlandscapes.com</a>)</p>

Hate Gravel Landscaping? These 10 Gardens Will Change Your Mind

<p>Adding a touch of wicker and exposed wood to this crushed granite patio gives a homey quality to a wide expanse of stone.(Credit: <a href="http://www.elysianlandscapes.com/">www.Elysianlandscapes.com</a>)</p>

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