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suzdahl wrote:
What kind of stone steps are these? - We have rough cut lime stone steps and after many years they have cracked and fallen apart. What king of stone is this? Will is crack and crumble?
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These are Granite, which is a much more stable stone than limestone. There are several different grades of limestone, so make sure that your installer knows what he is doing and is educated about the stone.
May 2, 2013 at 7:38AM     
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christinegraham wrote:
sq footage - how much distance do the steps cover front to back and any idea as to the slope? I'm trying to figure out how much space I would need.
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Botanical name: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'; Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Arabicus’; Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Black Night’ Common names: black mondo grass, black lilyturf USDA zones: 5-10 Water requirement: Moderate to regular, depending on climate Sun requirement: Full sun to partial shade Mature size: 12” tall x 12” spread Tolerances: Drought
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