Most gardener will encounter many problems and challenges before they achieve their gardening goals. Whether it’s hosepipe bans, messy weeds or the repetitive and tedious maintenance work that you can’t afford to miss. With all this going on, us gardeners still have to ensure our garden is accessible and beautiful. The above challenges are sometimes harder to overcome than you might expect, but with a secret ingredient, your garden can look great with a lot less work… Gravel!
In this extremely detailed guide, you will not only find out the basics of gravel, you will also find out the amazing benefits, various uses and the many types of gravel to choose from too!
You’ll discover how gravel is made from fast-moving rivers mixed with the correct weather and erosion of large boulders; as long as this process results in the right sized rock fragments then gravel is the product. You’ll be shocked about the amount of benefits gravel can have on your garden! Is it durable? Is it climate friendly? Is it affordable? The answer to all these questions is yes! And to top if off it’s not very high maintenance and will still give you that organic, natural feel. Choosing the right gravel might be a bit harder than you’d expect. Of course, colour is probably the main aspect you need to consider, but other factors are involved such as how you’ll be applying your gravel and what thickness you want. As well as this, you also need to consider the type of gravel you want: man-made crushed gravel, river-run gravel and cobbles all have different uses and benefits for your garden.
The uses of gravel are vast, whether it’s constructing a path from gravel or creating your own low-maintenance garden, the guide will cover how to do this properly with a step-by- step process. If you really want to know the best ways to enhance your garden with gravel, then read the full guide! It is full of excellent information and ideas. I hope you enjoy and benefit from this guide as much as I did!
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