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stefancornelius wrote:
Best woods to use for garden walkways with pros and cons - I am wondering if it would be less expensive to use paving stones or wood for a curving garden walkway near trees in the Mid-Atlantic region and what the pros and cons of using each would be? Also, regarding wood, what would be the best type and should it be left natural or treated with stains, etc?
   Comment   May 11, 2012
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Using wood eliminates the grading needed for pavers, but is highly labor and material intensive. It also requires using a planer to thin the wood enough to get the shape. In the southeast, pavers and rock are fairly expensive so the trade off is pretty close. This owner in particular did not want to have to clean dirt/mud from the walkway so we raised the platform 9". There is a stain on this walkway. The wood is treated and we let it dry out for a couple of months before staining it.
May 11, 2012 at 12:10PM     
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is this Treks?
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