It is a waste product from the steel making process which is typically landfilled, but it has a beneficial use due to its low porosity and tendency to set up similar to concrete. Keep your flagstone joints tight! I tried pink granite gravel from Daniel Stone as an alternative, but it was too chunky to rake. Do you use cold chisels or is a hammer enough? Incredible. Best,Aaron. I think you have solved my problem, but I have a question. I also have a pea gravel area (about 20X20') that I want to stabilize. Repair the flagstone. Thanks for advice. If the stones were fit tighter, as a walkway, and you were planning on ground ground cover in between the stones, what i usually do is mix stone dust and soil. Screenings, unlike polymeric sand, will indeed settle over time, however–and that is a good thing! I’m doing a small extension of a patio leading to a path about 200’x18″. We are tracking all the dirt and rocks in the house. The gravel in some places is as much as 4" thick, so removing it is really the last thing I want to do. Sorry for the delayed response–I’ve been busy finishing up with the years work before the winter sets in. Pea gravel is very comparable to the price of play sand, and in many instances, is actually a cheaper option. Here is a link that might be useful: Klingstone Paths. Then gently give it a few taps with a mallet to seat it into place. Also, are their any loose flagstones? Would combining the dust with some finer particulate 1/8” limestone be better? First of all know that at this point, any means to clean off the stones will likely destroy the joints that you’ve installed. Hey, I just remembered, d-limonene (an extract of orange peels, and an all natural solvent) happens to be something that you need to be careful around plastics with, as it may dissolve them. You’re the best source for flagstone info on the net. All rain is during the winter months. In Colorado, I believe they are sold as “crusher fines”. It consists of 3/4″ gravel mixed with the same screenings that I was speaking of in the article. Are there any key steps I’m missing? If you want to play rough with your driveway, put away the pavers and choose the rocky road, Give your garden design some textural bam with pebbles, granite, river rocks and other permeable materials, Here’s what to consider when it comes to installing, styling and maintaining a DIY-friendly gravel patio, Create a road more traveled in your backyard, and save your lawn from foot traffic, with this easy, affordable gravel path, Gravel, pebble, cobble and paddle: Stones vary in size and shape, and have different uses in the landscape, Permeable paving, gravel beds and planted areas in your yard can absorb and cleanse stormwater runoff. Wow, that’s frustrating. I am about to do the same. I’d love to see the picture of the pavers that were added as well. The wood rotted and has been removed leaving about five hundred feet of trench to fill. I’m glad we didn’t go with polymeric sand! Do you think I should cement the tread on top of the cement riser? I can”t dig down deep enough anywhere in the area I need to put the patio due to the tree roots everywhere. I think I read up above that one shouldn’t have to pressure wash flagstone patios very often – I think you mentioned once every 10 years. Okay, on second thought……I might hose down really well, then take a 2×4 and a 3 pound hammer to it. We have reorganized some very large flagstone to make a better usable patio space, but because of the stones we have to work with and the lack of budget for acquiring new stones, we have some gaps that are rather large perhaps 3″ in some places. Worse, ants love it. A bit of a philosophical question, really. Good luck! Will screening be all over patio? Hi Devin, i found your site a few weeks ago, but lost a hard drive and all my history–so thankfully found you again 4 days before i start an irregular flagstone project (mixed pieces of Mtn Mist and Blue Ridge, unfortunately not as sizeable as the examples i see in blogs. Early in my flagstone patio career I used to try and keep the screenings in my flagstone joints as close to level with the stones as possible, but with foot traffic, wind and rain, the joints seem to naturally level off to around an average of one eighth of an inch shy of flush with the flagstone.”. Thank you, this is so very helpfully . These will be an acrylic polymer epoxy resign stuff….essentially, liquid plastic. Then, if filled with stone dust or d/g (interchangeable, I don’t know of any reason why DG might work better) the cut that you made will allow water to drain.

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