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Less Lawn More Garden

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February 20, 2015
rabadia wrote:
I like the stone used in the edging. What type of stone did you use?
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Westover Landscape Design, Inc.

Thanks for your question. We used granite block curbing stone also know as "Belgian Block" it generally comes in two sizes from larger masonry supply shops. We used the larger Jumbo size for this seating area.

Good luck with your project!

Robert Welsch

Westover Landscape Design

    Bookmark   February 22, 2015 at 8:03PM
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July 12, 2013
adch wrote:
What depth of gravel is laid here over the landscaping fabric?
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Hello adch, and thanks for your question. We laid the gravel to a depth of about 1.5 inches. If you add too much it will feel like "wading through jello" and will get kicked up and migrate tot he garden beds. Hope this helps. Good luck with your project. Enjoy, Robert More at www.WestoverLD.com
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July 8, 2013
patriciasharick wrote:
Do the flagstone shift? How are they installed?
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Hello Patriciasharick, thanks for your question. The stepping stone are dry laid (no mortar or cement) in the gravel, which is set over a level base of compacted item IV and an underlayment of landscape fabric to help control weeds. The stones do not shift and are easy to shovel in the snow. We top dress the gravel and rake it out yearly to keep it looking just like new. I hope this helps. Cheers, Robert - More at www.WestoverLD.com
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January 22, 2012
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Yes, it is a very stunning color! Looks wonderful against the pavers and the turquoise chairs.
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Thanks Diana! My client found that color and painted the chairs...great for a memorable pop of color. Since this is the front yard, everyone knows the house with the blue chairs.
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