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Re: Re: Garden Projects

My woodland gravel path got utterly overgrown in two years (and that's
w/ no watering). Finally I got some of those round concrete pads w/ the
aggregate tops that look like pea gravel and installed them flush to the
ground. I doubt that Bermudagrass will grow through them!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Marge Talt
Sent: 8/7/2004 2:06:17 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Garden Projects

> Chris,
> IMO, path surfacing in woodland gardens is a bit of a problem. I tend
> to use woodchips, which have to be replaced, grow great weeds when
> they start to break down and tend to wash on hills in heavy rain. 
> Have several paths that have not gotten them and are basically packed
> clay that I weed and sweep.  Have been planning to do some steps to
> stop the water rush, but now see that with my benign neglect while
> doing other stuff, some spots are getting covered in moss.  I could
> live with a moss covered path:-)
> Your cedar rounds sound like a good idea tho' I understand wood can
> get slippery when wet, but give it a go and see what happens!
> I tend to edge my woodland garden beds with logs as I have lots of
> logs; they also rot over time, but they grow moss and sort of blend
> in.
> Great chimney pots!  Put it where you find you want a vertical
> accent.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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