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Definition of washed sand

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

Washed sand is surface mined, screened and washed to remove silt and clay, then allowed to drain. It is typically a light buff color, almost off-white.

Washed sand is a finely graded sand and can be used for fill, to topdress golf course greens, and as a base for laying brick and pavers

Definition as written by Zanymuse:

Washing sand removes all silt and setlement from the sand. It also removes excess salt that can harm plants.


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