Flagstone patio question

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by nobagger, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 3,065

    Hey guys, got a question. I posted a question but in the commercial mowing section, (I wasnt even thinking to put it here). Ok, I installed a flagstone patio (my first one) thank God its at my own place lol. The pattern came out really nice and I used nice flat boulders for the front base of the patio, I used a base and about 2" of sand to lock the stones in. I'm afraid the sand is going to wash out before long between the front boulders. What can or should I do to ensure that doesnt happen. Thanks in advance.
  2. Petey's Landscaping

    Petey's Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    The stuff we use is called gator dust. They have a couple of different products of poly sand one will do a normal patio, but what you are looking for is the one that will do up to 4" gaps and it works great.

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