Gravel has been used since the earliest days of civilization as a construction material. There are many different shades of gravel that are available which is convenient for landscaping and construction projects that need an addition of color. Gravel can be both decorative and functional. 

Gravel Uses

Landscaping
Gravel can be used for things such as a flower garden border, background for a rock garden, or as a small sized walkway path. The customizable color and size are extremely useful.

Mulch Substitute
Gravel is often used as mulch for plants because it helps prevent evaporation from the soil surface. Medium sized gravel works best for flowerbeds and around trees because it is less likely to move due to the wind.

Drainage
To create a drainage foundation for flowers, gravel can be placed in the bottom of flower pots. You can also line a downward sloping area to help direct water flow more attractively.

Driveways
When gravel is used in a concrete mixture, it provides driving traction. Gravel can also be laid as is onto a wide path of your property as loose material. Matching the driveway with your home and landscaping colors is easier because gravel is available in many colors.

Other Uses Include

  • Road Construction
  • Mixing with asphalt
  • Construction Fill
  • Roofing shingles
  • On icy roads in the winter for improved traction
  • Parking Lots

Over 30 Years Of Excellence

Because gravel is easier to transport and move compared to other rock, people prefer this affordable landscaping material. Melgaard Construction has the technology to process gravel into a variety of qualities which can be used for endless types of projects. Contact us today at (307) 687-1600, and we can help you with all your gravel aggregate needs in Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, and Colorado.


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