Posts Tagged "decorative rocks"

Decorative Rocks for Landscaping: 3 Backyard Design Ideas

Natural stone is one of the most versatile elements available for a desert landscape makeover. Adding rocks is an organic way to enhance the look of your yard, conserve water, and provide rain and erosion control. Not only are they extremely beneficial, landscape rocks also add texture and contrast to your landscaping while maintaining a natural look…

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Accenting Your Landscape with Decorative Rocks

Accenting Your Landscape with Decorative Rocks

  Just kidding.  Of course Chuck Norris doesn’t use boulders. Boulders use Chuck Norris. If you’re looking for something a little more pleasing to the eye to help spice up your landscape, try a variety of decorative rocks.  They’re perfect for lining your sidewalk and driveway, adding to your flowerbed, and throwing at the pesky neighbor…

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Unique Ways to Incorporate Pavers into Your Backyard

Unique Ways to Incorporate Pavers into Your Backyard

Paver rocks are an easy way to add color and texture to your landscaping. They’re available in many shapes and sizes. Pavers can be made of concrete, slate, granite, or other materials that will suit anyone’s landscaping visions. Look at these unique uses of pavers for inspiration and ideas for your own backyard: Parsons Rocks!…

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World’s Greatest Stone Monuments

World’s Greatest Stone Monuments

Stone has always been used for tools, for shelter and to mark our accomplishments in the world.  Stone stands up to the passage of time and can be chiseled into form on a grand scale.  Many of the stone monuments of the ancient (and not so ancient) past still hold special meaning or mystery to…

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Famous Rock Attraction: Ale’s Stones

Ale’s Stones, otherwise known as “Ales Stenar is located in Scania, which is in the southern part of Sweden. This megalithic monument consists of one stone ship that is 67 meters long and is surrounded by 59 large boulders of sandstone. Each boulder weighs up to 1.8 tonnes. Legend has it that King Ale, a…

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Famous Rock Attraction: Rock Animal Zoo

Famous Rock Attraction: Rock Animal Zoo

Photo By: jimmywayne This attraction is located just outside of Scottsboro, Alabama and it is far from your typical zoo. In fact, the animals that roam these parts aren’t exactly real – they are just rocks!  A local farmer who owns the land decided to use his talent and artistic touch to add life onto…

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Famous Rock Attraction: Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Waitomo is a word that is dervived from the Maori words “wai” which means water and “tomo” which means hole.  The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction are located on the North Island of New Zealand. The caves are well known for their enormous population of glowworms, which are exclusive to New Zealand. The glowworms are the size of…

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