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Old 07-27-2011, 08:15 AM   #1
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Best driveway gravel to keep weeds down?


Is crushed limestone the best?
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I topped mine with lime stone 'fines' or 'screenings' ---Nice surface and weed are not a big problem.
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You'll need screenings to make sure it's packed good and tight. But, with any gravel, unless you lay weed barrier below, you're going to get weeds. Keep a sprayer full of Round-Up on hand and spray once or twice a summer. It's worked for me.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:32 PM   #4
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Thank you for your replies.
I will stick with the limestone as you recommend.

And the Roundup of course!
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I have a DG drive - plus periodic applications of Round-Up
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:20 PM   #6
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Thanks for reply Vince.
I prefer the DG also.
It is quite common in the North of this state.
Just can't convince wife.
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