Landscaping With Decomposed Granite
If you’re wondering about how you can make a good landscaping for your yard without spending a huge fortune, decomposed granite is the answer to your query. Decomposed granite for landscaping is readily available in almost any area of the country, and is loved by landscapers and do it yourselfers alike for its ease of use and low price per ton. The reddish brown color of decomposed granite used to create a European feel landscaping, and of course, instantly creating a sophisticated outdoor space. Decomposed granite is popular in landscaping as a hardscape material. It can be used as groundcover, mulch, patio base, or for creating paths. Decomposed granite is a fairly environmentally friendly choice because it is a natural product, is permeable, and provides hardscape that requires no water. After the granite is in place, it will continue to weather, which adds beneficial nutrients to the surrounding soil and plants. Not surprisingly, decomposed granite is a particularly popular landscaping choice in arid regions.
Decomposed granite for landscaping usually refers only to granite that has weathered naturally, however, it is often discussed interchangeably with crushed gravel and crushed stone. Each of these products has angular pieces and usually a percentage of fine pieces.