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rhdrico

Any ideas for permeable walkways/driveways in snow country...gravel is difficult to shovel (I prefer to use a pusher shovel to avoid lifting as much as possible).

I'm installing plastic "EZ roll grass pavers, 4' x 24' " on grass and gravel. I didn't get the gravel path completely smooth, but I could shovel most of it without too many stops. http://www.ndspro.com/images/stories/pdfs/permeable-pavers/ez-roll-grass-paver-technical-specifications-guide.pdf


A second grass paver is for my house to garage walkway, I'm placing on top of sod. No information on usage in snow areas. I had it on a layer of hay last winter (so it didn't disappear into the mud), I'm smoothing and preping the ground for sod right now.

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Laura
All these ideas are great, but where I live any open crack or gravel is immediately filled with weeds! What are some attractive options for these areas?
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Bonnie K.

Permeable asphalt used in parking lots and highway construction in the northeast does not require the application of salt. (Study done by Univ. of New Hampshire) It is slightly more expensive than regular asphalt/concrete but allows water to be filtered back to groundwater. Reduces stormwater runoff. More subdivision developers should use it.

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