How to Build a Pea Gravel Patio

How to Construct a Pea Gravel Patio

Pea gravel patios have become an increasingly popular option among homeowners looking for cost-effective outdoor living spaces that add rustic yet elegant appeal. Here we will guide you through each step necessary to build your own pea gravel patio successfully and successfully complete this project.

Planning Your Patio

Prior to creating your outdoor oasis, it is imperative that you carefully consider its design. Ascertain its ideal size, shape and location within your outdoor space before considering its purpose: dining, lounging or as a pathway – and then plan accordingly.

Materials Needed

Materials required include pea gravel, landscaping fabric, edging material (metal or plastic borders), and an appropriate base material like crushed stone. Selecting uniform-sized gravel to achieve a cohesive appearance when selecting pea gravel as your base.