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Sherry Hulett wrote:
orange flowers - can you tell me the name of these orange flowers
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Subway Tile Outlet
You can get a similar look to this gravel if you used pebble tile.
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msorkinl wrote:
What would you use in place of the pressure treated timbers for the sa
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P B

I couldn't afford cedar, so I just used basic 2x12" pine boards and brushed on raw linseed oil.

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marjohouse

I think that is a good choice that you made.

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Ayla wrote:
Did you stain the railroad ties? And if so, what color? thanks!
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lilab
What do you mean when you say that you don't use pressure treated timber anymore because they prevent earthworms? Are earthworms necessary for any reason?
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Earthworms are extremely beneficial to any garden. They help keep the soil from compacting and draining properly.
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beckypruitt wrote:
Love the table and chairs. Where can they be purchased?
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vesnajewel
Ballard Design sells a similar set - Giardino 3-Piece Café Dining Set with Side Chairs. You can find it on Amazon too.
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thanks vasnajewel
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cwatkins522 wrote:
what kind of stone is used as a groundcover - thanks you for information
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Its just a local pea gravel. Thanks for the question
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An area around 6 by 6 feet is just right for a bistro table and a couple of chairs — the perfect place for coffee and the morning paper.
Lisa Higgins added this to Dream Spaces: 10 Secluded Garden Nooks
The perfect setting for coffee or a casual bite, this teak bistro table for two is surrounded by raised flower beds planted with cheerful yellow and orange marigolds. A pea gravel patio adds texture and firm footing for the table. To successfully install a patio like this, the designer points out, the key is to have a firm base (by tamping the soil underneath) and to use only ½ to 1 inch of gravel.How to use gravel and stone in the landscape
Laura Gaskill added this to Enjoy the Romance of Dining in a Classic Gravel Garden
7. Lay a proper foundation. A pea gravel patio can be extremely functional, but the right preparation is important. Landscape architect Troy Rhone says the key to successfully installing a gravel patio is to have a firm base, which is created by tamping the soil underneath. With a firm base, the gravel won’t sink in, allowing you to use a relatively thin layer (only half to 1 inch) of gravel.Should you do it yourself? A gravel patio is a DIY-friendly project, but it’s not for everyone. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to determine whether to hire help:Are you comfortable doing heavy lifting? Gravel is heavy, and covering even a small patio will require some serious lifting.What is your soil like? Dense clay soil will do well as an underlayer on its own, but loose or sandy soil will need an additional layer of crushed rock (also called base rock), making for a more labor-intensive projectDream Spaces: 10 Secluded Garden Nooks

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