Landscaping rock creates a low-maintenance ground cover that stays put, unlike lightweight mulch, which can blow away. The rock helps smother unwanted plant growth, but some stubborn weeds find a way . - My Wonder Garden
Pea Gravel Patio Pea gravel has long been favored for its smooth texture and wonderful, natural color variation. At $35 – $55 a ton, it’s an affordable and attractive choice for almost any application: side yards, driveways, patios, walkways, and planting beds. And it can be mixed and matched with other landscaping features to add visual interest to any outdoor space.
Small Pea Size Gravel Used on Garden Pathway Small pea sized gravel is used for soft pathways in a garden. Soft surfacing for garden pathways consists of natural materials that include combinations of stone, wood and shell. Would work with drought plants.