“DriveStone installed the Stone Binder system to our driveway and pathway. It has bought new life and value to our property”

“My children were constantly suffering from sore falls and splinters caused by the bark chip under our swing set. Since I had DriveStone Rubber Bark system installed, there are no more painful bumps and splinters”

Stone Tree Pit


Curing Time
This product will normally cure overnight at 15 °C to accept light foot traffic the next day. Full chemical and wear resistance is achieved over 7 days (at a minimum constant temp of 15 °C). Water should not be allowed to lie on the surface for at least 7 days.

Stone Tree Pit Make Up

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1. Soil Surrounding Tree Roots

2. Porous Compacted Sub Base

3. Blend of Desired 2 - 10mm Aggregate

The finished substrate remains porous allowing rain water to filter through.

Sub Base Requirements

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1. Surface Course - Hand applied by trowel to a smooth even finish by DriveStone or an approved installer.
Aggregate size of 10mm requires 40mm depth layer

2. Sub Base - Laid by DriveStone or an approved installer. A 150mm depth of Rubber Top to ensure draining of water into the soil

3. A geotextile membrane to prevent upward migration of fine soil particles and to serve as a root barrier

4. Soil - A suitable depth of well compacted reinforced tree soil worked well around the root ball to avoid settlement