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Do I move big rock or work around it?

Posted by schabadoo z6 (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 23, 09 at 16:24


I had a contractor fill my sloping front yard with fill, and now have a good sized rock right in the middle. I grabbed a picture:

I was going to move it down towards the corner of the rock wall next to another larger rock with a similar appearance, but am wondering if I should leave it and plant around it.

My other thought is to just roll it straight down and use it halfway along the wall, breaking up the big ones.

Any input would be welcomed.

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RE: Do I move big rock or work around it?

I like your idea of leaving it and planting around it.

RE: Do I move big rock or work around it?

I'd plant around it too.

RE: Do I move big rock or work around it?

yep, leave it, and plant around it. I have entire rock walls (solid, one huge rock) and plant right around it. Looks very natural that way.

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