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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, New York ? Thanks.
decomposed granite (DG) instead of hardscape
Decomposed Granite (DG) -- granite rock weathered
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 particles. It comes in a reddish-tan color that will fade to a lighter tan over time. Decomposed granite is ideal for pathways and rustic patios
water-activated binder) to the decomposed granite area, which protects the DG from the damaging effects of traffic and weather while still allowing it to be permeable.Maintenance: You may consider installing a contractor-grade landscape fabric underneath your decomposed granite area to discourage weeds from
“Path” — janivelma
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Bonifield Residence
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3/8-5/8" mexican pebble pea gravel, tamp down & use stabilizer on decomposed granite
the decomposed granite----compacts nicely---for pond area/bee yard path
Here's a mix of decomposed granite (top) and pea gravel (bottom), separated by a line of blue fescue (Festuca glauca).
Pea gravel and decomposed granite with blue fescue
Decomposed granite has a loose appearance on the surface, but it can be packed down and hardened with a stabilizer for high-traffic areas.
Here's a mix of decomposed granite (top) and pea gravel (bottom), separated by a line of blue fescue (Festuca glauca).
“Here's a mix of decomposed granite (top) and pea gravel (bottom), separated by a line of blue fescue” — bellabeagle
Shaw Coates
Rancho Santa Fe House
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no grass and the idea of the deposed granite
decomposed granite, blue flame agave & golden
Water minimal landscaping. Decomposed granite, succulents...blue flame agave
added decomposed granite and succulents, including golden barrel cactus and blue flame agave. The low-maintenance, minimal-water approach was a success. “I interviewed landscapers and basically
with decomposed granite and blue flame agave.
The family didn’t want a huge lawn like the previous homeowners had and many of their neighbors have; water bills for those, Shaw says, can run up to $1,000 a month. The family added decomposed granite and
the previous homeowners had and many of their neighbors have; water bills for those, Shaw says, can run up to $1,000 a month. The family added decomposed granite and succulents, including golden barrel cactus and blue flame agave. The low-maintenance, minimal-water approach was a success. “I interviewed
“Decomposed granite, desert landscaping” — bergersworth
markdesign, llc
11 Reviews
Outdoor Spaces
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Crushed granite gravel, $60/sq yard or more
Crushed Granite Gravel as opposed to DG, Decomposed Granite.
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 bit of silt and almost sand-like particles, crushed granite gravel has larger particles. The texture
Crushed granite - could have pavers within
crushed granite gravel(decomposed granite) $60 per yard? (gives garden texture-walkways,
area, and it can be twice the cost of the similar but more humble decomposed granite.Special considerations: It's similar to decomposed granite.Maintenance: The upkeep for crushed granite gravel is similar to that for decomposed granite and pea gravel, as it has some of the same qualities as each of those
“DG alternative” — surfbetty68
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
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Grace Design Associates
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What was used for edging around the decomposed granite?
The color of this "decomposed granite" is inherent in the material. I call "decomposed granite" because that's what it's referred to as in our area, but it isn't derived from granite at all. This material is used locally here in Santa Barbara because
because our local sandstone is buff colored and the gray tones of actual decomposed granite doesn't work as well aesthetically. This material came from Santa Barbara Stone. I'd start looking there. All the best, Margie
These decomposed granite walks provide a quarter mile of accessiblity throughout this site, critical for a chair-bound homeowner who had never been in his own garden
crushed granite - more of a warm color
“Decomposed granite, plan things.” — amyfearn
Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture
Modern Transformation
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Natural materials, such as this decomposed granite, may also absorb light and heat. Many
decomposed granite patio
separation of granite & grass
Natural materials, such as this decomposed granite, may also absorb light and heat. Many of these materials are appropriate for driveways as well as patios.
It looks like decomposed granite.
Decomposed granite...decomposed granite
“Small garden” — wayneandnikki
Arterra LLP Landscape Architects
5 Reviews
Outdoor Fireplace
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Is that decomposed granite? is it compacted?
Yes, it is decomposed granite and it is compacted with a little loose on the top that can be raked.
Decomposed granite pathway/patio; also, the use of narrow space as both path and patio (perhaps for down the road, post-play space?)
Decomposed granite + firepit
The Decomposed granite
decomposed granite, low water plants
Decomposed granite...Granite sand...decomposed granite
“firepit and chairs” — mrspidge
Shelley Gardea
Garden pathway in drought tolerant yard
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the edging between the decomposed granite and the stones is a recycled plastic material called Bend - A - Board. it is brown in color, about 1 inch by 4 inches and is pretty stiff material - thus it bends with very nice curves. no kinks ! it usually comes in 20 foot lengths. i secured the board into
sand - decomposed granite by White Sage Gardening
DG(decomposed granite), it compacts over time.
called DG (short for decomposed granite); it compacts over time. The material appears natural, like the desert Call loves.
Ward wanted a material that would be a stark contrast between the garden and the path. What appears to be sand is called DG (short for decomposed granite); it compacts over time
What looks like sand is DG - decomposed granite. It compacts over time.
“pebble path” — thegreat
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