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I would like to use all the stones that I am digging out of the ground while preparing for planting. It would be great if I could use them to make the sides for a raised bed and for a wall around the garden that already exists.

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My questions are: is it possible to just put cement and the rocks in some kind of form (planks of wood?) and let it set til firm? Do I need to just lay rocks and use mortar til it is high enough? And what kind of cement/mortar do I use?
Any information about this subject would be helpful, thank you.

By Cynthia L.

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March 5, 20120 found this helpful

I just used quick-crete. It has held together for 4 years now.

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