Decomposed Granite Gravel

Living Earth - Gravel - Decomposed Granite - Click to view larger imageDecomposed Granite Gravel is mined from an igneous intrusion in the Texas Hill Country near Austin. It is a dull gold in color and consists of pieces from one inch in diameter to clay-sized particles. Decomposed Granite Gravel allows drainage, yet compacts and stays in place because the finer particles take a set.

Decomposed Granite Gravel Product Specifications:

Decomposed Granite Gravel as supplied by Living Earth (

Decomposed Granite Gravel Uses:

  • Construction of pathways and driveways where a natural look is desired.
  • In Parks and recreation areas where a durable surface is required for walking, running and bike riding.
  • For applications where more complicated surfaces like sidewalks and pavers are not preferred.

Decomposed Granite Gravel Standard Applications:

  • Plan on a 4 inch depth.
  • Excavate the area to the depth of 4 inches.
  • Prepare the area by edging it with steel or bendable edging. Some use chop block as edging. Any edging must be solidly staked down.
  • Line the bottom of the area with weed fabric, using enough to turn up the edges along the edging.
  • Install the Decomposed Granite Gravel evenly in the area and tamp down as much as possible.
  • Carefully spray the area with water and let dry prior to use.

Living Earth Contacts:

Dallas / Fort Worth Area

1901 California Crossing
Dallas, TX 75220

Main Number: 972-869-4332
Paul Tomaso: 214-533-6296
Scott Bort: 469-831-6107

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Houston Area

5625 Crawford Road
Houston, TX 77041

Main Number: 713-466-7360
Anna Ochoa: 281-300-8508
Richard Stamper: 713-582-4816

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