pea gravel

pea gravel

[′pē ‚grav·əl]
(geology)
A type of gravel whose individual particles are about the size of peas.

pea gravel

Small-diameter (¼ to ? in. or 6.4 to 9.5 mm) natural gravel, screened to specification.
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This rock is call river rock, river stones or pea gravel.
The National Safety Council offers these suggestions for evaluating a playground: Check out ground surfaces, which should be at least 12 inches deep and made of wood chips, mulch, wood fibre, sand, pea gravel or rubber mats.
Choose a weed-free sunny spot and put down a weed membrane, then dump and spread a load of pea gravel to cover the area 5-10cm deep.
Usually there is pea gravel behind the wall to provide a drainage barrier between the wall and the soil to stop the soil blocking the weep holes.
Pea gravel is a common material used for pipe installation.
There is no real soil here but the space is covered with pea gravel and has no doubt collected residual debris from the trees round about.
Use a hand fork to weed the rock garden and then top it off with new pea gravel or chippings, tucked gently under the rosettes to stop the damp rotting them.
THE characteristic pea gravel of Perth is just a distant memory with the Rally Australia being staged in its third home in as many runnings this week, writes Adam Scriven.
To the front, double wrought iron gates lead to the entrance driveway laid in pea gravel.
Add a top dressing of pea gravel to newly planted aquatic containers ?