People often think of summer as the gardening season—the delicious tomatoes and zucchinis ripen and dahlias and daisies bloom. You can’t deny that summer is a beautiful season, but in many parts of the country it’s so hot that working in the yard can be unbearable after 10:00 in the morning. That’s why September, with autumn’s moderate temperature and abundant rainfall, may provide the best gardening and yard work conditions.
There are so many new ways to revamp your yard—it can sometimes get exhausting trying to distinguish what is best. There are the usual flowers, shrubs, trees, and patios, but have you ever thought of using rocks, particularly crushed rocks, to give your yard a new “rockin’” look? There are so many different varieties, from Tuscan red landscape rock to finely crushed granite to sea salt quartz decorative rock to paver sand. And they can be used for an endless amount of styles. Here are just a few ideas of how you can use crushed rock to revitalize your landscape.