Tucked away in the woods of Graham is a sprawling garden from the pages of a storybook. Swaths of flowers border a lawn that flows in different directions. Each garden bed is flush with hundreds of plants: fluffy peonies here, yellow cloisters of ranunculus there, colonies of hosta winding like a forest stream. The colors and forms are endless.…Continued
Part 1: The Basics
Dear Washington Rock: I’m creating a gravel garden path, but it has to pack well because a wheelchair will roll on it. I have to get this right so the homeowner using the wheelchair can get her exercise and use her garden.
Do you have advice on how to create a wheelchair-accessible gravel path?
—Daniel from Brooklyn, NY
Below you’ll find an in-depth discussion about how to make gravel surfaces wheelchair accessible. Check out Part 2: Application to see our video about Daniel’s project and how we adapted these standards using local materials. Part 2 has not yet been published.…Continued
Making gravel is a lot like making cookies from scratch: it starts with a recipe.
In this article, you’ll learn about how we create our product recipes, the basics of crushing rock, and the ways we’re changing the system.…Continued
What is the difference between clean and minus? What size of crushed rock do I need? We have the answers to these and other questions.