Decomposed Granite and similar crushed stone products, all of these products here are very effective in pathway, soft patio and utility area paving. Where we have concerns about a particular product we have noted our opinion.
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Decomposed Granite Patios
(Getty museum) Decomposted Granite is the "dirt" path we are thinking of! this website has lots of example pics and info on how to- http://thehumanfootprint.wordpress.com/2009/07/10/dg-patios-decomposed-granite/