Alexey Duk has posted a tutorial on how to create gravel with VrayPattern and MultiScatter in 3ds Max.
Grant Warwick Interview
Evermotion have interviewed Grant Warwick about his courses, love/hate relationship with 3ds Max and V-Ray.
Realistic Grass in 3ds Max with V-Ray - Tutorial
Michal Horba from Evermotion explains how to create grass using the V-ray displace modifier in 3ds Max.