Landscaping Stone

is available in

TWO types of Cuts:

 

 

Irregular Cut 

or

Block Cut 

Landscaping Ideas in Stone...A Tutorial

 

Landscaping stone adds both visual and monetary value to any property. Thankfully, stone is more affordable than ever before and available in assorted shapes, hues, and sizes. So, what do we need to know when choosing stone? Here are some facts that will help you determine which stone might work best for your next project. It's really as simple as 2+2+2!

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Smooth Face Flagstone

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Landscaping Stone 

is available in

TWO types of Finishes:

 

 

Rough Face

or

Smooth Face

Landscaping Stone 

Is Joined in Two Ways:

 

With Fillers

(Mortar, Sand, or Soil)

or

Without Fillers

(Known as Free-Standing Masonry)

Irregular Shaped Landscaping Stone

Today's stone comes in a wide array of colors and textures making landscaping options nearly limitless. Here are two common stones that belong in this category:

 

*Flagstone

 Naturally-Occurring Flagstone is the Thinnest of all Stones

and Often contains Quartz which Gives it a Nearly Translucent Quality.

> Commonly used for Patio & Deck Covering, Fireplaces, Outdoor Kitchens, Retaining Walls, and more 

> Colors are nearly limitless and range from Rose Hues to Rusts, Whites, Grays, and Browns

 

*Builders

The Term used to Describe Thicker Irregular Stones

that can be Used for Any Landscaping Purpose

> Commonly used for Outdoor Fireplaces, Outdoor Kitchens, Retaining Walls, Column Mailboxes, and more 

> Nearly any stone worldwide is available as a "Builder Stone" making color and texture options limitless

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Rough Face Flagstone

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Block Shaped Landscaping Stone

Stone that naturally occurs in slabs are easily cut into blocks that range from extremely thick to small neat pieces that are similar in size to brick. Although some are sanded and polished for use on flooring and internal walls, landscaping rock is generally left with a certain amount of texture that gives it added dimension. Listed below are a couple types of Block Shaped stones common to landscaping:

 

*Blanco Stone

 Blanco Stone is cut from huge naturally-occurring vertical slabs.

Its colors range from grays and silvers to nearly pure white, rusts, and golds.

> Commonly used for Retaining Walls, Planter Beds, Outdoor Kitchens, Fireplaces and more 

 

*Chopped Oklahoma Stone

Oklahoma Stone is actually thick flagstone that is chopped into irregular size blocks.

Colors range from Deep Rose, and Rusts, to Grays and Blacks

> Commonly used for Column Mailboxes, Outdoor Kitchens, Retaining Walls, and more

 

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Rough Face Builders

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Consider Stone for your Next Landscaping or Outdoor Living Project

 

We hope these pictorals have shown that both irregular and block-shaped stone can make an impressive statement when used for landscaping purposes. With such a wide-open pallet and so many projects around your property, isn't it time to give stone a second look?

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Rough Face Block Stone

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Smooth Face Block Stone

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