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Self Binding Gravel Or MOT Type 3 (for garden path)

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  1. theDIYkid

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    Hi

    Is this the same aggregate? I want to use on my back garden where its wild and to use as a walkway...and keep weeds away, already got it lined.
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    No, the gravel binds together but MOT is permeable.
     
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    Thanks for reply, so for a weed control pathway as in on top of muck shall I use the self binding gravelfor a nice finish and to walk on, later I can decide whether to flag or not. Thanks
     
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    Is there another name for self binding gravel, the aggregate place I phone never heard of it?
     
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    self-binding is gravel mixed with glue.
     
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    wow not cheap eh, the guy at local place where I get my sand says he has 20mm down to dust...will this be similar?
     
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    It won't bind together but should do the jb if well compacted.
     
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    So more or less the same thing without the glue? just want a nice finish for walking...buff color...they say its a good alternative to flags.
     
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    Yes, probably look quite good and "rustic" in a wild garden.
     
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    Agh that is the eact answer as its a wild garden with yorkshire stone and I just need to do something will get a ton bag and see how it goes...7M x 4M, thanks man for you great advice.
     
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    Can I lay the 20mm to dust direct on top of my felt? hoping I dont need MOT under first?
    Thx
     
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    Not ideal but should be ok for a garden path. You can always top up low spots if any develop.
     
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