How to Build a Grass Driveway
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook uses grass pavers to transform a patch of grass into a lawn a homeowner can drive on
In this video, Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook uses grass pavers to transform a patch of grass into a lawn a homeowner can drive on.
Steps for building a grass paver driveway
Call utility locating service to make sure it’s safe to dig where you are installing pavers.Using shovels, dig down about 6 inches from street grade level.Compact soil using a tamper.Put down 2 to 3 inches of ¾-inch crushed stone. Compact it using a tamper and repeat.Lay paver tile about an inch below grade.Snap the pieces together.To stagger the joints, cut pieces in half using a reciprocating saw and attach.Once all pavers are in place, fill in the grid with loam.Even out the loam using a push broom.Water the soil to help compact it into the honeycomb grid.Lay down sod across the grid. As an alternative to sod, you could plant grass seed.
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