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carshi
26th Apr 2011, 01:34 AM
Hi all,

Do I need crushed rock under lilydale toppings?

If I use 20mm Tuscan toppings or a similar sized pebble I take it that I wouldnt need crushed rock below.

Any help or advice is appreciated.

cherub65
26th Apr 2011, 06:52 AM
What are you using it for?

Ozymandias
27th Apr 2011, 09:17 PM
I'm curious about this too. I'm looking at making a path that follows the line of the house, under the eaves. I plan on having large pavers with about 6 inch gaps between them, and filling the gaps and 6 inches either side with pebbles or gravel. Traffic on the path will be fairly light.

If I have a suitable edging to stop the pebbles straying, is crushed rock under the pebbles or pavers necessary?

cherub65
28th Apr 2011, 07:04 AM
Would lay cement stabilized road base to path, this will reduce erosion of the works also reducing amount of topping needed.
Also will help with weed reduction.