Decorative Stone Defined

Fire Pit using Sand as Base

Ever get an idea for your latest project and walk into a landscaping supply yard and get overwhelmed? So many choices! Which is the right one for my project?! Here’s a quick primer on which one is best for which project.

3/4” NATIVE STONE
This is a general-purpose stone used for drainage, dry wells, and drip edges. It is the least expensive stone and is a multi-colored product.

3/4” BLUE STONE
3/4? Blue Stone
is just like our Native Stone only blue in color. This stone is more decorative. Generally used for driveways and landscaping projects.

3/4” RIVER ROCK
River Rock is a washed earth-tone assortment of smooth rounder stones. Used for decorative purposes.

3/8” RIVER ROCK
This is often referred to as Pea Stone, very popular for small walkways and joints for natural stone patios. Used for decorative purposes.

3/8” CRUSHED STONE
This stone is all crushed rock, the crushing process results in a very angular finished product. It is used for driveways and drainage.

ROUND STONE
This stone comes in 2 assortments of sizes, 1? to 3? or 3? to 6?. Used for decorative purposes over a large area.

STONE DUST
Stone Dust
is perfect as a base for paving block, concrete pavers, horse arenas.

CRUSHER RUN
Crusher Run sometimes referred to as Dense Grade is used extensively in building roads and in making concrete. For road building it is crushed into angular particles of uniform size. One or more layers of gravel underlie the road surface.

MASON SAND
Mason Sand
is great for mortar mixes, sand for golf courses, sand boxes for the kids, beach sand, and sand volleyball courts.

CONCRETE SAND
A course sand that is washed and screened to a larger grit than Masonry Sand. Concrete sand is ideal for mixing with cement and aggregate to create concrete.

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