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Using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives

Using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives When people think of landscaping, the first thing that comes to mind is greenery; lush ferns, bushes, and flowers placed strategically in an attempt to provide a home or business with an aesthetically-pleasing outdoor extension of said home or business. While greenery certainly plays a large role in landscaping, there are other options for those who are looking to add a unique aesthetic appeal to their landscape designs. Sand and gravel are two alternative materials that can be used when designing the landscape for your home or business. Because they are elegant, and […]

How to Design and Construct a Sand Based Patio

How to Design and Construct a Sand Based Patio A “paver patio” is a patio constructed from pieces of stone that fit together. In some instances, these stones might be secured by mortar, although creating a sand-based patio is a more popular modern option. To create a sand-based patio, you will need numerous tools and materials. Consult a professional to make sure that you purchase the best paver stones to suit your needs. Prepare the Ground Start by determining the location for your patio, and marking this off with string. You will need to remove 7-8 inches of topsoil from […]