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I want to use oyster shells in between the the stepping stone patio I have built.
The joints are about 1inch wide. I was thinking of using a product called Ekoflo, a permeable aggregate binder, to bind the shells so they don't blow away.
Any suggestions you might have to "glue" the shells into the joints and still maintain their "shiny" quality would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi Lee - That is the very product I was going to recommend - Ekoflow by Technisoil.  Our local landscape paver supply company ( sells it for $99/gallon, which covers 40 square feet. Your supplier prices may vary. See attached.  Shiny quality remains.

All the best ~Marc

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Marc Chapelle, RLA


I am a licensed Landscape Architect. I can answer general questions about style and design, give you ideas and suggestions for site amenities, help with larger site-planning issues, or perhaps give guidance for recreational amenities & park design. IF YOU ARE GOING TO ASK FOR A PLANT SUGGESTION GO HERE: I prefer you ask somebody else why your petunias are not as perky as they should be; I'd LOVE to tell you how those petunias can increase your home's value!


20+ years of working with homeowners, contractors, developers and local civil engineering/architecture firms. I am located in the dry Great Basin area (Greater Nevada/Utah), so the use of landscape materials OTHER than plants is emphasized. As a licensed Landscape Architect I've worked on both the East and West Coasts.


BSLA in Landscape Architecture,Licensed in NV, CA, & VA - but can answer Q's across the country Many additional seminars, educational venues, and classes (both taught & attended)

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Best Multifamily project, Reno/Sparks Builder's Association Best Model Home Landscaping, Reno/Sparks Builder's Association

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