Outdoor landscaping with black river rocks can create magnificent gardens, backyards, and patios. It’s not even hard to find black river rocks because your local landscape supply store (such as Labrador Landscape Supplies) will have lots of garden rocks for sale.
Black river rocks, sometimes called river pebbles or just river rocks, actually come from ocean beaches, though some are also taken from the bottom of rivers. Ocean waves and strong river currents tumble these rocks for many years to become smooth and well-rounded stones. Landscaping uses for black river rocks are practically endless. Below are just a few suggestions of what you can do with river rocks.(more…)
What’s the best thing to have in your front yard leading to your front door or in your garden? A decorative and well-crafted path or walkway! A beautiful front walkway can greatly increase your home’s front door appeal. A good walkway also flows with your garden’s overall design scheme. Whether you’re a beginner or veteran DIYer, walkways aren’t difficult, can be finished over the weekend, and won’t cost a fortune. When selecting garden rocks for sale, you can buy affordably in bulk for that simple walkway design in your mind.
Please take note that the tips and tricks we present are for simple DIY walkway projects involving materials such as traditional stepping stones, thyme with stepping stones, gravel with large stones, lava rocks, mulch, and even pallet wood, wood slice, bamboo, and tumbled glass.(more…)
If veggies aren’t for you and your garden, why not brighten up your front garden or backyard by growing native trees, bushes, or flowers? Not only will they look lovely during the cold months, but during the summer they remain blooming and beautiful. It’s not that hard to grow these because they’re native, and you can get all the support materials you need such as garden rocks for sale or mulches at the local landscape supply store.
This is the beautiful red bloom shrub that dazzled the early European settlers. Actually, the Ceratopetulm gummiferum is white and comes out early in the spring. The red parts are the “swollen” calyces of the flower that surround the fruit after the flower petals drop off. The Victorian Christmas bush variant is a shrubby but gorgeous white, pink, and mauve flower. The South Australia and Tasmania variant is the thorny white-flowered Bursaria spinosa.(more…)
Garden edging is the process of creating edges or borders to improve your garden landscape. When you want flowerbeds and garden paths in your yard, you will want to do garden edging to keep them in place. When done right, the borders will provide good support for your garden beds. Not only that, they will keep your mulch, soil, plants, and flowers looking tidy. There are different materials that you can use to decorate your edges, such as plastic, metal, and rocks. If you are looking for garden rocks for sale and other landscaping materials, visit Labrador Landscape Supplies.(more…)
Sandstone is a sedimentary rock made of small minerals and rock grain. It is one of the most popular – and probably the best – stones for outdoor landscaping and other outdoor garden ideas. It is durable but relatively soft. It is easy to make unique cuts and shapes on it. Sandstone landscapes can actually avoid soil erosion while providing clean beauty to such ideas as steps, tiles, sculptures, seats, retaining walls, and more. Finding sandstone and other garden rocks for sale and at wholesale prices is quite easy. You only need to call your local landscape supply (such as Labrador Landscape Supplies) to find high-quality sandstone.(more…)
Part 2 of 2 continuation of some of the best plants and flowers you can plant in a rock garden. For garden rocks for sale to start your first rock garden project, get in touch with Labrador Landscape Supplies.
This plant will give your rock garden a softer look. This is a plant that grows best under the full sun, but also requires a bit of moisture to survive. It tends to grow like moss, so moist ground is beneficial for it. The blooms from this plant can range from blue, deep violet, soft pink, to lavender.(more…)
Do you want to add something different in your garden? Try growing plants or flowers in rocks. A rock garden or rockery can be a beautiful addition to your existing garden, or you can have a complete rock garden in your backyard. Your rock garden will be a beautiful hardscape with gravel, rocks, and plants or flowers that will elevate each other’s impact. If you live in the Brisbane and Gold Coast area, you can get garden rocks for sale at Labrador Landscape Supplies.(more…)
If you have barking family members and you happen to have a fairly large backyard or garden area, you can do your gardening and bonding time with your dog, or dogs. The pooches can enjoy the running and playing area while you do your gardening. Thus, take time to make sure your yard is dog-friendly and has a few amenities for the dogs to enjoy. You’ll find that you can use certain landscape materials such as sand, mulch, and garden rocks for sale at landscape supplies (like Labrador Landscape) can be safe for canines.(more…)
With the world still under the throes of a coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to gardening to make the most of being quarantined at home during the lockdowns. If your garden is already growing well with good soil and plants, why not consider changing up the landscaping to make your garden, backyard, or land more beautiful. Rocks, gravel, and pebbles make for good landscaping alternatives, and quite adaptable to numerous creative garden designs. If you’re looking for garden rocks for sale, including gravel and pebbles, in the Gold Coast and Brisbane areas, get in touch with Labrador Landscape Supplies.
In the meantime, when using rocks, gravel, and pebbles for garden landscaping:(more…)
Spring is here and officially declared. But, it’s a different kind of spring as people need to quarantine at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have a backyard or a small plot of land, why not spend your time productively while at home by starting a garden? You can choose to add colour by having house plants or flowers. Or you can plant vegetables to add to your cooking menus. Starting and maintaining a garden isn’t that hard, and many gardening and landscaping stores can provide much-needed landscape supplies such as mulch, soils, compost, pebbles, and garden rocks for sale.(more…)