So we had to cut a very large tree down, so instead of turning it into fire wood we turned it into a patio. We love it. We used 3-4 inch slabs of western red cedar, laid on a base of rock and sand, with 1/2 inch crushed rock in between.
\\ Eastern Red Cedar \\ Facts: Evergreen \ Mature Size : 25'Hx20'W \ Growth Rate: 2'/ Yr \ Very drought tolerant \ Grown as a large shrub or small tree \ New foliage appears needle like with dark blue-green color. As the foliage matures they turn to a dark green color and appear scale like \ Often used for windbreaks, screens and for median strip plantings in the highway.\ Grows in a variety of soil types including clay \ In late fall the female produces an abundance of dark blue fruit.