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Re: enough rocks...


Post pictures, Jesse. We retail ours for $24.00 a pop. Charge another $2.00 per to plop them where they want them, plus $30.00 [per order] to deliver them.

On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 05:40 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

EXACTLY what I'm doing! I'm making steps too...and putting "stuff" in
them like my tumbled recycled glass, etc. Gardening folks...gotta luv
em.

james singer <jsinger@igc.org> wrote:
And if you mix shredded fiberglas into the slurry, you can cast them
very thin without worry of breaking them. Our "manufactured stone" step
pads are 24" by 24" by 2". and we've never had one crack. And, yeah, we
put all kinds of weird stuff into them--seashells, tumbled glass, on
and on.


On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 02:32 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:


I know the "real thing" is preferable..but I'm starting a new garden
that is round and I bought one of those "Poetry Stone" kits. You make
bricks or free-form rocks and they include letters to push into the
cement so you can have words on your "rocks". I don't use the regular
concrete, instead I use a vinyl patch concrete which is stronger and
tends to last longer. Anyway...after I figured out how the consistancy
of the concrete should be I made 4-5 stones. They're really kind of
cool. You can mix man-made stones and stones with words on them. And
there are different kinds of cement dyes so the "stones" are all
different colors. So...if you didn't have enough rocks...you can mix
and
match if need be.



Donna wrote:
Don't really find them here much anymore either.

When we moved in here, before the pond got dug, I watched the local
papers. If it was free for the hauling, you know I was there. First
winter here yard had many piles of rocks everywhere. DH kept telling me
I had 'more than enough'... then we dug the pond and he hauled another
28 tons here. So much for 'enough' LOL!



Donna who could still use another few tons;(

----- Original Message -----
From: Cersgarden@aol.com
Sent: 7/14/2004 8:09:52 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] my new project has hit a snag!

In a message dated 7/14/04 6:01:04 AM, justme@prairieinet.net writes:

<< And depending on what type rocks they are, pond folks are always
looking
for free rocks >>

Donna, you don't find 'free' in this area. I would say it could be a
financial answer to your project. Wisconsin is going to be rock free
with the way
the loaded trucks are coming our way. New home construction
landscapes are
using rocks to the point its ugly and I'm a rock lover!
Ceres

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Southwest Florida
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Zone 10a
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]

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