Lawn Problems


Anonymous added on August 8, 2015 | Answered

Have a low yard that stays pretty wet when it rains a lot, along with crawdads and a small muddy ditch. I've seen pics of landscaping rock, etc. but in my case, the rocks would just stay muddy and icky. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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Answered on August 10, 2015

Perhaps the thing to do is to do layers of sand and rock in this case. Start out with a good thick layer of landscaping or play sand. Then an even layer of 3/4 rock with a layer of the large rock over the top of that. Then the muddy water could filter through and the upper rock could be washed off to keep a nice appearance. I would suggest some more open landscape fabric underneath it all. Even the type with the biggest of openings might still clog up with mud, but might be worth a try though.

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