Washed Rock (Pea Rock)
Washed rock, also known as pea rock or pea gravel, is a versatile and aesthetically pleasing landscaping and construction material. With its small, rounded shape and availability in various colors, it is a popular choice for a wide range of applications.
Size and Characteristics
Our pea rock is available in a size of 10mm (3/8″), which makes it a versatile option for different projects. Its small and rounded nature provides a smooth and visually appealing appearance. This product has been carefully washed to remove impurities and ensure cleanliness.
Applications of Washed Rock
Washed rock is widely used in landscaping and construction projects, below are some of the common applications.
The rock’s rounded shape makes it ideal for creating visually appealing pathways in gardens. It provides a natural, organic look that blends well with the surrounding landscape. If you’d like to learn more about creating a cost-effective, organic-looking gravel pathway in your garden, check out our article on how to lay a gravel path.
Thanks to the availability of washed rock in various colors, it is often used for decorative purposes in landscaping projects. It can be used to enhance garden beds, borders, or water features, adding visual interest and texture.
The permeability of this product makes it an excellent choice for drainage systems. It allows water to pass through easily, preventing water accumulation and potential damage.
The small and rounded nature of pea rock makes it suitable for use as pipe bedding material. It provides a stable and uniform support for pipes, ensuring proper alignment and minimizing the risk of damage.
Washed rock is often used as an aggregate in concrete mixing. Its consistent size and shape help improve the workability and strength of the concrete mixture.
The smooth texture and small size of washed rock make it a popular choice for playground surfaces, as it creates a comfortable and safe environment for children to play on.