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Decomposed Granite Basic Information

  What is decomposed granite? Decomposed granite is like gravel, but finer and generally more stable.  It’s formed from the natural weathering and erosion of solid granite, a tough, hard, igneous rock. The DG sold as landscaping material is typically

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Decomposed Granite Sand

Due to the high prices of sand in Austin, Rock N Dirt Yard is now carrying decomposed/crushed granite sand.  This is similar to other decomposed granite we carry except much finer.  This is a great alternative to when your project

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Decomposed Granite Uses

Uses of Decomposed Granite/Crushed Granite Foundation fill, driveways, patios (as a base for rock & pave stones), ranch roads, etc. Riding arenas, horse stalls, dog runs Hike & bike trails, running and walking tracts, playgrounds Landscaping, flower beds, soil mixtures,

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How Do You Install Patio Stone? Rock N Dirt Yard Common Questions

Rock N Dirt Yard answers the age old question of how to install patio stone. Join Marc and Roy as they show you the 11 steps to installing the perfect flagstone patio.

Posted in Crushed Granite - DG, Oklahoma Patio Stone, Patio Stone, Products, Tips

How Much Does One Ton Of Patio Stone Cover?

How Much Does One Ton Of Patio Stone Cover? – Rock N Dirt Yard Common Questions Marc And Roy show that 1 ton of 2″ patio stone covers 75 square feet. This video will show the area so that you

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Pea Gravel Vs Decomposed Granite

The biggest difference you will find when comparing pea gravel to decomposed granite is in the property of water drainage.  Beyond the look and feel of these landscape products, the main consideration you should be planning for is how much

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Taking Advantage Of Affordable Prices Of Decomposed Granite In Austin

Decomposed granite or crushed granite can be found anywhere you look in Austin.  This useful decorative landscape material is a staple for the Austin area for many reasons.  One of the main reasons, that you should be made aware of

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Sand Vs Decomposed Granite For Pavers And Walkways

Central Texas is extremely rich in decomposed granite.  The reason most the materials online suggests sand over granite is most regions don’t have large deposits of granite like we do in Central Texas. Granite is going to pack better, look

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Using Decomposed Granite As A Backyard Path

Here is a letter we got the other day at Rock N Dirt Yard about using crushed granite as a path through the backyard… We’re in planning mode for a new backyard. We’d like to have some sort of pathway

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