Rough-hewn stone for tree rings...

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by mcclureandson, May 27, 2005.

  1. mcclureandson

    mcclureandson LawnSite Member
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    ...with mortar? I'm not a mason and don't work with stone often so I have a couple of questions. I'm installing three circular raised beds for topiary plantings approx 1' high with a diameter of approx 5'...regular compacted base, same as for walls I assume, but what's the best way to mortar the stone to give it a 'dry-stack' look but with more stability? As much detail on the mortar/mix aspect as possible would be greatly appreciated. I'll be using a Pa. fieldstone, irregular squares/rectangles etc...

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