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evrythng4areason
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Kayla

Playground surfaces

Are there any options other than sand, wood chips or recycled tires?

I found jelly bean mulch, which isn't made out of tires, but it looks a bit sharp.

Posted 8/7/15 9:30 AM
 
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anonymous20
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Re: Playground surfaces

Pea pebbles

Posted 8/9/15 12:00 AM
 

VickiC
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Vicki

Playground surfaces

We didn't do anything under our swings. We just left the grass and found that to be our best solution.

Posted 8/9/15 9:37 PM
 

Blubtrflygrl
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allison

Re: Playground surfaces

Posted by VickiC

We didn't do anything under our swings. We just left the grass and found that to be our best solution.




Same.

I was also shocked at how expensive a lot of that stuff is.

DS also rarely even uses his playset anymore....once in awhile or if we have a bunch of kids over.

Posted 8/10/15 5:52 AM
 

busymomonli
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Playground surfaces

We used pea gravel and its inexpensive and works well. It keeps the water drained, and we've only had to add a little more gravel about 6 years later. Only downsides are that its not easy to walk on barefoot (though my kids do) and some rambunctious little ones throw the rocks.

Posted 8/10/15 7:47 AM
 

2boys4me
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Re: Playground surfaces

We got free mulch delivered from a local tree company

Posted 8/10/15 9:29 AM
 
 

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