Types of River RocksRiver rocks are commonly used for landscaping and construction as decorative features. Granite river rocks have a banded or speckled look, as they contain grains of minerals such as feldspar and quartz. It is the composite form of this granite that creates a wider range of colors to choose from. Select hues from green to gray to white and purple, and black.
Key BenefitsThere are many ways in which river rocks can benefit your landscape. Some of the most important ones are as follows:
- Greater resistance to soil erosion
- Perfect for high foot traffic area
- Excellent in controlling weeds
Exceptionally durable, river rock is perfect for patios, walking paths, and other surfaces surrounding your property where people walk more frequently.
Applications of River RocksWe supply river rocks to be used in a wide range of outdoor landscaping applications. This includes:
Play AreasThe high shock absorbent property makes river rocks excellent for surrounding the play area. These rocks offer a safe and neat alternative to other bordering edge options. They repel insects and pests and reduce the potential damage they can cause to your lawn or garden.
Boundary EdgesRiver rocks also bring firmness to your boundary edges. They can bring resistance to soil erosion in even the steepest of edges. Use them to edge the following structures on your property:
- Flower beds
Water FeaturesRiver rocks also work as excellent river pebbles for water features. You can use them in the following features in your garden:
- Water beds
- Around pools
- In waterfalls
Walkways & PathwaysWhen it comes to creating beautiful walkways or pathways leading up to your house or office, river rocks can help you achieve the desired effects. Available in a wide range of colors, hues, shapes, and sizes, these pebbles can help you create your custom pathways.
Besides serving their aesthetic purpose, these river pebbles also offer many functional benefits. Some of the examples of practical benefits are as follows:
- Rounded river rocks create a comfortable surface for walking on
- These pebbles can provide adequate friction scale
- They prevent weed from growing in the middle of walkways
River rocks are known for their durability. They are hard-wearing and can last for a long time. Besides, we can offer them at competitive prices. At Lakeside Mulch and Stone, LLC., we can offer different varieties of river rocks to address your custom requirements. Feel free to contact us today for more information. We can be reached at 828-478-1321.