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post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-07-2013, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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Adding to Gravel

Originally Posted by Knotyoureality View Post
Sand is going to filter down thru the gravel faster n' you can spit so don't count on it having a significant affect unless you put in *a lot* of sand. Basically enough to create a solid layer under the gravel.
I was thinking of mixing coarse 1-2mm sand with fine sand and then dropping it on the planting area. Im hoping to create a denser, more compact section to help the plants a bit before the root and to hopefully slow down the release of the root tabs.

Its just a thought. Hope it works. Thanks for your input.

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