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Old 03-04-2014, 10:41 PM
 
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We have a 10' x 10' sandy area under our overhang near the barn in the backyard. Apparently the neighborhood cats have decided to use this as the local litter box. Needless to say, I'm not amused. I'm thinking we could fill the area with some larger rock a layer 4-6" thick and still use it to park our four wheeler under. I've priced it using the decorative rock at the Depot and it will run me at least $300, a bit more than I'd like to spend to cover up a litter box and park equipment on.

Any thoughts on cheap sources of rock in the area? I don't think gravel will keep them at bay. I'm thinking a larger grade of rock. I don't even know who to call for such a thing around here. A quarry, a landscape company? I figure I would need about 35-50 cubic feet of rock. Does $300 seem like what I would pay somewhere else?
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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Do you have a truck? If yes, go to one of limitless outdoor supply yards, and get a box full of whatever you think will work. Tree mulch and gravel would probably work, since the smell is likely to chase cats off. Or larger grade rock.

If you don't have a truck, look for a local landscaping crew, get them to come out and take a look. It may still cost you around the $300 mark, but the most strenuous thing you'll have to do is open your beer while you watch.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:49 AM
 
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Check Living Earth, they have about 4 locations in the area and sell rock in bulk. I've bought alot of flagstone from them.

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Old 03-05-2014, 07:51 AM
 
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Thank you. We have a truck I just wasn't sure who to call for such a thing. I'll get on it when it dries out.
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Old 03-05-2014, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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Here's a whole list;

houston mulch - Bing
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