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Old 03-15-2015, 11:02 AM
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How to stabilize pea gravel?

I just put down some pea gravel around my fire pit area and now anytime someone walks on it the gravel gets into the mulch and all over. didn't think far enough on this one.

Is there something I can pour over it to make it hard like a chattahoochee or something similar?
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Old 03-15-2015, 11:06 AM
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remove it and install 1 1/2 size river rock

I hate pea gravel

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Old 03-15-2015, 12:02 PM
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Old 03-15-2015, 12:30 PM
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have you used it? The problem I've had with Klingstone is if the gravel (and the ground underneath) is too wet you get a ton of foaming, which of course sets up and ruins the gravel. Hard to get perfect conditions.
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Get some cement , not sand mix or concrete . Take it dry and rake it in with the pea gravel , you dont want too much cement sitting on top . Take a sprinkler and wet it down , it will tighten it up , still be looser stones on top.
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Old 03-15-2015, 04:53 PM
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Get some cement , not sand mix or concrete . Take it dry and rake it in with the pea gravel , you dont want too much cement sitting on top . Take a sprinkler and wet it down , it will tighten it up , still be looser stones on top.

I was thinking something like this might work. Stiffin it up a bit so it's not so loose
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pea gravel really has no place in the landscape.

Other than using in on exposed aggregate concrete slabs, I don't know why people mess with it
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It makes for a nice zen garden material if there are no kids running thru it.
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