Area of sand


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Old 04-16-17, 09:42 AM
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Area of sand

Took the pool down, now there's an 18' diameter of sand. I wonder what the best bet is for growing ground cover, remove as much as I can then some topsoil over it? Around the pool in areas are carpet flocks and hosta. I'd like to expand that a bit, if possible. Per someone's suggestion I may make a raised garden on top of the sand. I don't mind if some sand remains, but would like to grow something in place of some of it.
 
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Old 04-16-17, 10:19 AM
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Once you narrow down whether you want lawn or raised bed we can help you as which you choose will have a big affect on what you have to do with the sand.
 
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Old 04-16-17, 11:35 AM
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Thanks - need to decide. I do know I'd like to expand the carpet flocks, I think that would be easier than grass/lawn - and look more uniform. Maybe up to a raised garden structure.

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Old 04-18-17, 01:53 PM
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Sand isn't horrible but you have to water the crap out of anything you try to grow in straight sand (my yard, for instance...). Do you have a need for more depth that you could add organic material?
 
 

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