If you are currently making a kid's play area you may well have arrived at the point where you are wondering what type of filler is best. Below they have a closer look at a number of the most popular material used for the surfaces of kid's play areas.
Lots of people avoid play bark because it as seen as being expensive. However there's lots of advantages to this product. It is 100% natural, it does not basically blow away & packs down well to make a kind of carpet effect. make definite that it is regularly raked to get rid of any undesirable foreign objects.
Recycled Coloured Woodchip
Recycled coloured woodchip is a great play area filler. Again may people find it on the costly side but it is value for money as its low moisture content means that it last three times longer than play bark product. A inch layer of coloured woodchip is to block out sunlight & eradicate weed growth.
Pea Gravel is often used in playgrounds. It is definitely a less expensive alternative to woodchip or play bark.
tiffany CO Furthermore pea gravel looks lovely & decorative. Think about using edging to keep the pea gravel contained.
Grass & tree clippings can be ground up finely & turned in to mulch. This recycled mulch is then used within kid's play areas. This option is lovely for limiting weed growth as the trees naturally have an in-built weed deterrent.
Artificial Grass Carpet
You could also think about using an artificial grass carpet. It dries quickly which means that the kids will be able to play on it when the remainder of the garden is still wet. You can also remove it & place it elsewhere & neat it if need be.
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