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Old 05-17-03, 09:08 AM
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we have a large bed at our property entrance that we have covered with pine straw, then mulch, then pine straw, etc...

am considering something like brick nuggets or marble chips for a more permanent, less maintenance solution.... any preferences out there? would either one hold up better over time (sun, rain, etc.?) cheers
 
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Old 05-17-03, 07:20 PM
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Even the more durable things such as rocks will require maintenance in that someone will have to pick up the trash, tend to some weeds, and straighten the rocks periodically. A dense groundcover such as english ivy or some juniper would give you a living cover that would not require replenishment.

I think that it all goes back to preferences. I like open beds covered with wood mulch or leaves. I think the rock beds look too formal. But my house is more of an informal country place. www.chris.fite/houses.html

Hope this helps.
 
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