Finding the right stone for your garden setting can provide some very interesting results and opportunities for expressing your creativity. There are many choices in natural stone products suitable for use in a garden setting. Stone is a wonderful material and will allow for garden creativity in ways you’d never imagine.
There are all types to choose from; the simple pebble to full granite slabs used as steps, boulders, gabions, and of course our favorite; antique reclaimed cobblestone or newly quarried natural cobble for charming paths and nooks.
Two of our favorite uses of Historic European Cobblestone in a garden setting, and these cobbles were installed on a natural base to allow for percolation.
Stone of all kinds can add texture, color and interest in an otherwise plain landscape. Experts and homeowners alike chime in with their experiences in this article from Houzz which discusses how wide range of sizes and colors allows us to mix and match types within a design, providing great contrast between the differing surfaces. It further illustrates how The mixture of stones not only includes gravel and pebbles but also pebbles set within concrete, only with their surface exposed.