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Using stones for garden art

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 30, 2014 2:23:20 PM / by Patuxent Companies posted in stone, Bulk Crushed Stone, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Bulk Washed Gravel, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, Bulk Rip Rap Stone, Blue Mount Quarry, Bulk soil, Bulk washed sand products, gravel, Patuxent Materials, Inc., sand

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Stones used in the garden as art can have special meanings. There are several trends happening all over the world, which include natural stone and gravel materials being used to make labyrinths and cairns, which can be found throughout the world, but are becoming more prevalent in the United States.

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Garden Trends of 2014, expanding your outdoor habitat with sustainable materials

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 10, 2014 12:57:56 PM / by Patuxent Companies posted in Inorganic Mulch, stone, Bulk Crushed Stone, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Bulk Washed Gravel, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, Bulk Rip Rap Stone, Bulk soil, Bulk washed sand products, LeafGro, Organic Mulch, Mulch, gravel, Patuxent Materials, Inc., sand

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Purposeful gardens — habitat, edible and sustainable — have been on the rise and 2014 promises more of the same. When selecting materials for your garden or outdoor space, remember, one of the most important rules is “less is more.” Choose one or two hard landscaping materials, and make sure they suit the style of your garden, rather than simply following the latest trends.

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Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 18, 2014 2:39:34 PM / by Patuxent Companies posted in Inorganic Mulch, About Patuxent Companies, Bulk Crushed Stone, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Front Loader Services, Residential Services, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, Bulk Rip Rap Stone, Blue Mount Quarry, Deconstruction Services, Solid Waste Removal, Bulk soil, Demolition Services, About Patuxent Materials, Our Sales Team, Recycling Facilities, Bulk washed sand products, Commercial Services, Mulch, Low Boy Services, gravel, Patuxent Materials, Inc., Patuxent Roll-Off, LLC, sand, Roll-Off Services

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Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

It started back in 1987, with a few used dump trucks and a dream (Flickr photos here). Patuxent Materials, Inc. started with a small construction aggregate re-sale yard and associated hauling operation has grown into a market leader in the local aggregate industry with multiple quarry, recycle and hauling operations throughout Maryland.

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Patuxent Materials, Inc helps with Summertime landscaping: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2012 10:07:35 AM / by Patuxent Companies posted in Inorganic Mulch, About Patuxent Companies, stone, Bulk Crushed Stone, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Residential Services, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Bulk Washed Gravel, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, Bulk Rip Rap Stone, Bulk soil, About Patuxent Materials, Bulk washed sand products, LeafGro, Organic Mulch, Commercial Services, Mulch, gravel, Patuxent Materials, Inc., sand

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How to install a rain garden and why it is important to the waterways.

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2012 11:16:15 AM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, stone, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Residential Services, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, Bulk soil, About Patuxent Materials, Washed Sand products, Commercial Services, gravel, Patuxent Materials, Inc., sand

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Have you thought about adding a rain garden to your yard or community, but weren't sure what they do or how to install one? Patuxent Materials has delivered materials to many Anne Arundel County area contractors and residents for the installation of rain gardens, including the Anne Arundel County Watersheds Academy sponsored rain gardens throughout Anne Arundel county.

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Hey DIY-ers...Want to do a paver patio? Here's help 101!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2012 2:23:32 PM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Residential Services, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, About Patuxent Materials, Patuxent Materials, Inc., Patuxent Roll-Off, LLC, Roll-Off Services

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Okay all you DIY-ers, you think endlessly of projects you can do around the house and yard, but you also want to save money. And that new patio you've been dreaming about is something you think you can handle on your own. Well, I can tell you from first hand experience, that it's not as easy as you might think.

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Spring has Sprung in Maryland!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2012 3:12:37 PM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, About Patuxent Materials, Commercial Services, Patuxent Materials, Inc.

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Spring has Sprung and after the much needed mild Winter in Maryland this year, we are all happy to see the flowers blooming, the Osprey returning and the construction businesses picking up speed. Patuxent Materials' Crofton Retail yard will be a great place to start, with bulk materials, grass seed and more for your Spring outdoor projects!

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Mild Maryland Winter, Good for business?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2012 7:00:38 AM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Roll-Off Services

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Autumn & Winter Gardening in Maryland

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 17, 2011 11:04:50 AM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, Residential Services, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, About Patuxent Materials, Patuxent Materials, Inc.

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Gardening in the colder months may not hold the same appeal that it does in the spring or early summer, but there are a variety of options to make your garden look great in this unconventional season.

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Selecting the Right Stone for Your Driveway

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 17, 2011 10:45:55 AM / by Patuxent Companies posted in About Patuxent Companies, Aggregate Hauling, Stone & Gravel, WHAT WE’RE TWEETING ABOUT, Crofton Aggregate Retail Yard, About Patuxent Materials, Patuxent Materials, Inc.

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Driveways are one of the first things a visitor sees when they come to your home, and therefore they can make or break a home’s curb appeal. Many homes have driveways that are made of asphalt or concrete surfaces, which in reality may be practical, but are not very visually pleasing and can be very expensive to install. Stone driveways offer a more visually appealing solution at a lower cost, with a variety of options that will enhance the exterior of your home.

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