Comprehensive Decorative Stone Guide

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Comprehensive Decorative Stone Guide When perfecting a landscape stones are often utilized for both aesthetic and structural purposes. At Kurtz Brothers Inc. we have a variety of decorative stones that are perfect for various applications. Buff Blend Outcroppings For irregular landscapes that are pitched and slopped outcropping stone is utilized in retaining walls. This keeps the soil in place and serves as a means for erosion control. At Kurtz Brothers Inc. our Buff Blend Outcropping stones are perfect to use in a retaining wall at your home. These massive stones not only provide the necessary foundation to keep your landscape intact but they are an attractive option that will also add an element of class to your backyard. Keep in mind that these rocks are large and erosion control systems should be installed by a professional Decorative Stone Steps When you hear granite you probably think about countertops in your kitchen but you can also utilize granite in outside application. These Granite Steps come in a variety of sizes so you can pick the perfect ones for your backyard patio. They can complement a stone patio or be used as a walkway down a sloped embankment. Heavy Fieldstone Steppers are another option if you want a stone step with more of an earthy hue. As opposed to the light gray granite fieldstone steppers are darker with more red and brown hues. These are perfect to pair with a stunning flagstone patio. Keep in mind that these decorative stone steppers are very heavy and may need to be installed by a professional. This will ensure they are level secure and set up to last a lifetime. Kewanee Creek Flats If you are looking for smooth stones to add a decorative element to your home the Kewanee Creek Flats might be your best option. These stones are a mix of various hues and sizes and can add a pop of color to a standard garden bed. They are also large enough to provide a decorative border around a landscape bed or to line a pathway. These vibrant stones can be installed on your own all in one weekend or even a day if you have a friend helping but youll want to wear gloves to keep your hands from getting worn down.

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Wall Stones Landscaping is an art in part because there are so many options. You can choose from flowers shrubs and trees different mulch colors and types and even different edging. While some people like to edge their garden beds with an edger or weed whacker adding a decorative stone element to your beds can enhance their beauty. This Colonial Wall Stone is the perfect size and shape to add a dramatic element to even the most basic landscape beds. Plus theyre light enough to install on your own. If you are looking to build a rock wall in your yard Laurel Mountain Wall Stone is another good choice. Each rock has a mix of gray brown and red hues that will add some variation and life to your landscape. These stones can be used in either a retaining wall or as a border to a landscape bed. If just using this to line a garden or landscape bed you will be able to install this stone on your own. However if you are looking to utilize it in a retaining wall for erosion control you will want to bring in the professionals.

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