Karen Layne wrote:Don't mean to hijack but there are "rock hounds" among us.
I found this rock in the gravel road in front of the house. The gravel source, I believe, is in Blue Ridge, VA.
I took a couple of pics. It's an inch by inch and a half, baby blue, vitreous, translucent, obsidian like. Any ideas?
Maureen Atsali wrote:... BUT...
We trim our grass with a slasher (Long, sharp metal swing blade.) Can't figure out how we would trim around all the rocks and keep things looking neat and tidy.
Maureen Atsali wrote: Another but... it gets really hot here during the dry season... am afraid if I use the rocks to ring garden beds or trees, or as mulch, I might be creating a little oven. Maybe there is something I am not understanding about the thermodynamics of rock-mulching... ?