I'm planning to create a walkway in my garden using the decorative
stones (small pebbles, etc).
I got myself the hand tamper to smooth and compact the soil, which is
working but really back breaking.
Anyways, my question is: initially I was thinking of creating a 3 inch
concrete on top of the soil and then putting any stones to create
But now I'm thinking if its possible to just put lot of weedkillers on
soil before covering the soil with landscape fabric and then any
decorative stones, that will save me not putting any concrete at all.
Can anyone advice if it will work or is it still better to use concrete
instead before proceeding.
I'm also thinking of creating a concrete retaining wall (approx. 45cm
high) as my garden is bit uneven (slopy). This wall will be just next
to the walkway. On the other side of the wall I'll level and planning
Thanks in advance.
I don't think I'll be much help, not being a fan of concrete or
Anyway, others can explain it better but you could use newspaper or
cardboard to smother the weeds, then either put your stones down or
perhaps just mulch.
Enjoy your garden!
Kate - it's planting season and I'm achy!
On Apr 19, 7:13 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Please no weed killers, our waters are polluted enough allready.
As Kate says newpapers are great. 20 sheets laid flat and sprinkled
with water so they
will sort of "adhere" to the ground and then covered with your rock/
pebbles will last for a very
long time. YEARS if it doesn't get water on it all the time and just
years if it gets wet a lot.
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