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Old 02-12-2011, 05:37 PM
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Thanks for the reply Jim. I was asking about the gaps behind the wall -- the non face side with the irregular shapes.I figure is it's best to fill most of those gaps with small chunks, but I was wondering if you also let some drain rock fill in the voids on the backside?

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Old 02-12-2011, 06:17 PM
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Oh. Gotcha.

Yah, in those areas we do both. Sometimes we'll actually use a whole decent sized stone to make the face-stones stand up the way we want. But more often it's smaller pieces of the wall stone or the gravel drainage. Yah, there are probably 50-100 stones hidden behind the wall in certain areas for that purpose.
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Old 02-13-2011, 12:57 PM
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Oh. Gotcha.

Yah, in those areas we do both. Sometimes we'll actually use a whole decent sized stone to make the face-stones stand up the way we want. But more often it's smaller pieces of the wall stone or the gravel drainage. Yah, there are probably 50-100 stones hidden behind the wall in certain areas for that purpose.
Great, thanks a lot for the info.
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Old 02-13-2011, 02:58 PM
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Have you gone back to take some pictures since the plants filled in? I always liked those before, after and 3-5 year later pictures where your real design brilliance shows through. Provided that is they had a decent maint company maintaining the place.
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Old 02-13-2011, 03:33 PM
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I never have. No. I usually never have time to go back and take photos after we install stuff. I wish I did. Maybe one day... right after we apply new mulch!
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