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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.