Dry creek bed

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  1. Missy_Muffett

    Missy_Muffett Junior Member

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    Hello all, Im about to purchase some pebbles for a dry creek bed, any recommendations on what I should or shouldnt buy, is size important?? :think:
     
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    Is size important? Depends on what you want to do with it! (big smiles)
     
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    Oh Annette you are a classic!

    Fist sized would be what I would go for. Not so small that they'll run away or get buried really easily, but not so big that one woman and a wheelbarrow can't manage to shift.

    The rest depends on how much money you have to play with!
     
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    What is the outcome you want to achieve with bringing in stone for your creek?
    Are you creating gabions to slow and sink the water ??
     
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    See if you can find Let the Water Do the Work by Bill Zeedyk and Van Clothier. The book is about dry land stream restoration. Excellent resource. It is well worth the money if you cannot get a loaned copy from a library or friend.

    The size, position, etc of stones, brush, anything you put into the path of water matters tremendously- especially if you have a true stream bed.
     
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