Are you looking for something to put under your hedges and around your trees to help them stand out? Why not try stone? Not only does stone look elegant, but it can also suppress weeds, keep soil temperature consistent and improve water retention. It's also heavy enough to work well in areas with a lot of wind.
If you're looking to buy stone in Buffalo, NY, turn to Southtowns Supply. Our stone company sources stones that look great and are easy to maintain. Reach out today to browse our selection of stone products.
We carry a wide variety of stone products that can be used in a variety of projects. Consider purchasing:
- Red River Rock or #1A Gravel (Pea Gravel) all are multi-colored stones to add a decorative look at any landscape
- #1 Crusher Run Limestone or #2 Crusher Run Limestone are two stones that will compact when the job is completed
- #1 Crushed Limestone Clean or #2 Crushed Limestone clean are two stones that will remain loose on the ground once the job is completed
Crusher is the Landscaper's Secret Choice
Crushed limestone is nutrient rich and can boost plant, lawn, flower, and vegetable growth. Crushed limestone makes an excellent ground cover to improve the appearance of landscaped areas, especially where turf grasses or other organic materials are hard to maintain. Lay down landscape fabric before installing the stone to add an extra layer of protection from weeds.
Works great in high wind areas. Many residents in Blasdell, NY living close to Lake Erie prefer to use this stone.
Sizes from 1½" - 2", multi-colored round edged stone with pops of red throughout. Great for a decorative look for walkways or gardens.
Sizes from ½" or smaller. Commonly used for walkways, pool areas, pet areas or gardens.
This round edged gravel has a very smooth texture which is great for many projects.
Sizes from 1" and smaller are commonly used around drainage pipes, produce septic systems, road base, storm water management systems and driveway gravel. Great for driveways and walkways as a filler layer.
Sizes from 1" and smaller are commonly used as fill, expanding and contracting with temperatures, and compaction when used as a base. Great for driveways and walkways as a filler layer.
Sizes from 1 ½ " to 2" are used for road base, stormwater management systems, driveway stone, construction sites as entrances and exits. Great for driveways and walkways as the foundation layer.
Sizes from 1 ½ " to 2" are used around drainage pipes, produce septic systems, road base, stormwater management systems, driveway gravel, construction sites as entrances and exits. Great for driveways and walkways as the foundation layer.
Limestone is an affordable option and has many uses. With its jagged edges, when compacted or pressed together it locks in place. This prevents movement of the limestone ensuring a more stable and sturdier surface. With its various sizes it's important to know which size you need for your project. The tinier the limestone particles, more maintenance is required if used for a walkway or driveway.
Whether you like a simplistic rock garden or a hearty bountiful flower bed there are many options. If you are looking to add some warmth to your landscape consider tawny Pea gravel or colorful Red River Rock also called Red River Stone. Stone compliments the natural greens of the garden or lawn it borders. With a color pallet of honey, light cream, rich reds, and rich grays builds a dramatic rich look to any project.
Many customers that we work with today find stone aesthetically pleasing as well as easier to maintain with harsh Buffalo, N.Y. winters.
Inorganic mulches like crushed stone have many of the same benefits as organic mulches: Suppressing weeds, maintaining more consistent soil temperatures and improving water retention. Also great for
- Excellent drainage: Whether using this in your landscape or as a driveway.
- Easy installation: Stone can be dumped into a predefined space then racked.
- Durable: Limestone specifically is a dense and hard rock made up of carbonate and other minerals. Limestone driveways can last decades.