594 Granite Boulders & Gravel Pathway Home Design Photos

Visionscapes NW Landscape Design
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AFTER: New Curving Gravel Path
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View of curved gravel path toward the backyard, showing boulder placement and plantings. Curves are anchored with strategically placed 'Winterred' and
I'm trying to find right material borders around gravel path.
inch-minus crushed gravel. It's a local gravel made from basalt rock that is crushed, so it packs down well (unlike pea gravel). The pathway was installed with
with a rolled steel edging to contain the gravel, and a vibrating compactor machine is used on it to settle the pieces. It allows water to drain through
“Granite path” — stacyj
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
10 Reviews
Belmont Hill Residence
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Immediately loved this pathway. Now I know why!! Beautiful work - perfectly blends with the amazing setting. :)
This is so lovely... but are gravel paths practical in New England? How do you clear them of snow?
looking and looking at gravel locally, and I wish I could get the name of this gravel and just give it to our contractor to locate! Is it black and white quartz
quartz or pea gravel mixed with something? Thanks so much!
and Seal over some sort of gravel or stone?
This gravel is actually a product called
seal, and it is applied to asphalt to give it the look and feel of loose gravel. We sourced this material from J.F. Price in Weymouth, MA. Good luck!
" There is a layer of asphalt, then a layer of liquid tar, and then the gravel gets embedded into the asphalt. Very similar to an exposed aggregate concrete
What kind of gravel is this?
“"Chip seal" applied to asphalt to make it look like gravel.” — dlongo3255
markdesign, llc
15 Reviews
Outdoor Spaces
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material used to fill the pathway? Is it gravel or something else?
Thanks for the great story. Gravel really does provide beautiful
Cost: Crushed granite gravel is sold by the
Crushed granite gravel, $60/sq yard or more
Crushed Granite Gravel as opposed to DG, Decomposed Granite.
humble decomposed granite.Special considerations: It's similar to decomposed granite.Maintenance: The upkeep for crushed granite gravel is similar to that
Crushed Granite Gravel The basics: This one is closely related to decomposed granite, but it's a bit chunkier in texture and size. While DG has quite a
almost sand-like particles, crushed granite gravel has larger particles. The texture is not smooth like pea gravel, but this choice is perfect for walkways
garden / use of gravel in pathways
“relaxing space but also xeriscaped” — groundhog2329
Loudoun County Premier Landscape Architect
Kane Landscapes is residential landscape design and construction firm that specializes in designing and building high-end outdoor environments for clients who appreciate quality and care.
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debora carl landscape design
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debora carl landscape design
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used to edge this pathway, very clean look
I love the coloration of the path. What type of gravel did you use?
The gravel is 3/8" Mojave pea gravel, a blend of tan, gray and cream gravel bordered with 1" x 4" redwood boards that
Gravel and lined to an area in the garden?
What type of gravel is this?...Gravel path with patio area at end
“Paving, Gravel with Edging” — GSM Landscape Architecture
debora carl landscape design
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debora carl landscape design
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I love this pea gravel, it is exactly what
the border material wood or metal? How was it installed? Is that 1/2" pea gravel? Thank you!
on the gravel. thanks for the help. trying to decide whether to use gravel for our entrance.
The gravel is 1/4" - 1/2" mixed black pea gravel.
“to 1/2" pea gravel set into decomposed granite” “Metal ball garden ornament on gravel - left it the open, not hidden.” “pavers and gravel, plant in walkway
1/4" to 1/2" pea gravel set into decomposed granite
Metal ball garden ornament on gravel - left it the open
what size is the gravel...thank you....Where to find Black Pea Gravel?...Wire ball to be replaced by a boulder
“Edging for yard” — avar
The Design Build Company
15 Reviews
tuscan, stone, flagstone motorcourt
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the green shrub bordering the pathway? Thanks.
What type of gravel is that? Is it firm when walking
Cover the ground near your windows with gravel. The loud crunch of footsteps on gravel is enough of a deterrent for a burglar to search for another target
“The loud crunch of footsteps on gravel is enough of a deterrent for a burglar to search for another target.” — Julie KimThis story was fascinating
about trimming shrubs and improving lighting, I never thought of crunchy gravel as a burglar deterrent. Full story: How Landscaping Can Keep Burglars Away
Gravel around the outside for security
“gravel pathway” — Jessica Canepa
www.KarlGercens.com
Country Estates
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Would snow or rain have a negative effect on this material, or on decomposed granite, on Long Island
Is this pathway compacted dirt or some other material?
Love the feeling of this pathway. It looks like you've put in a line of metal edging between the path and
color that will fade to a lighter tan over time. Decomposed granite is ideal for pathways and rustic patios, and can also be used as a topdressing around
Decomposed GraniteThe basics: Decomposed granite, or DG, is a granitic rock that has weathered to the point of breaking into very small pieces and silt-like
hardwood floors, you might want to take your shoes off after walking on a DG pathway. It's also difficult to remove weeds when they get out of control.Special
“Plants line walkway-driveway-patio” — laurareeve
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
5 Reviews
Bonifield Residence
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How do you keep the gravel from "spilling" from the path?
natural result of granite rock's breaking down into small, loose, powdered gravel. Common uses for DG are pathways, gardens, sports courts and nature trails
Border plants soften pathway edges without using metal edging.
big balls in landscape, rocks crushed granite
Paths made of inexpensive bulk material. Whether you choose gravel, mulch or decomposed granite, permeable, earthy materials and organic lines integrate
The beauty of decomposed granite is that it can drain and that it feels like a surface you would find naturally
How do you keep the gravel in?...use of different color gravel to define
“Love the paths!” — steffi812
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