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Landscaping Gravel Ideas

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There are many different types of landscaping gravel.

Different colors, shapes, and densities.

Landscaping gravel can be used in many different ways and for many different purposes.

Make sure you know what type of gravel you need.

You can import gravel from other places in the world, but this will be costly.

You can also use your local resources and gravel pits, this will cost significantly less.

Landscaping gravel can be used for more than pathways; it works nicely when used for driveways.

Gravel can be used as space filler for flowerbeds and patios.

Gravel looks natural when used for these purposes.

It is beautiful and will not take away from an already exquisite home.

When using gravel for a walkway, it may be wise to use a plastic or metal separator.

A separator is used to separate the gravel from the grass.

When using a plastic or metal separator, don’t worry it will blend into your surroundings.

It won’t stand out like a sore thumb, but if this is something that worries you; there are other options.

More costly options include a concrete separator; these can be purchased from local home improvement stores.

If using gravel in a high traffic area it may be necessary to use bricks or pavers in addition to your gravel.

There are many different ways to use gravel in your patio.

You can use gravel as your main filler or you can alternate large stones with gravel in between.

Use your imagination; anything goes as long as you like it.

Remember that you can find different sizes and shapes of gravel; small, medium and large.

You can also find many different colors; red,white, blue and the list goes on.

Different kinds of gravel can be used for different things.

White pea gravel and yellow pea gravel can be used for driveways.

Slate gravel is used for draining water.

Lava rock is red in color; it has been used as a decorative rock.

Lava rock is a light weight sharp rock, not for bare feet.

Granite when cut correctly can be used for pavers, decoration, driveways and boarders.

You will need to decide where you want your landscaping gravel, you can then decide on what type to choose.

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