Are you trying to get a new landscaping project off the ground in Howard County? Why not consider the stone delivery services of Lehnhoff’s Landscaping? One type of stone you should consider for your project is pea gravel. Although it may not feel like it yet temperature-wise, spring is well on its way.
Spring is the best time to kick off a new outdoor project. Bring some new life vibrancy into your next landscaping project today! In this week’s blog we’ll profile pea gravel for use in your landscaping project. Next time, we’ll switch our focus over to river rocks as another possible choice for landscaping material.
Why Choose Pea Gravel?
Popular Uses: Popular uses include installing front walkways and for garden pathways. Pea gravel can also be used as a surfacing material for, say, a loose stone driveway or even a patio. Many people choose to use pea gravel near where children play. Although this may seem strange, keep in mind that pea gravel provides both shock absorption and are safe to play near. In fact, pea gravel can be used to replace sand in sandboxes. Pea gravel can even be used in place of organic mulch.
Its Benefits: The popularity of pea gravel comes from its numerous benefits. These benefits include its uniformity of size, smooth texture, and beautiful colors. With wide availability throughout the northeast region, and its affordability, pea gravel is a smart choice. Besides aesthetic and financial value, pea gravel is well-known for its versatility and functionality. While you can use it almost anywhere, pea gravel is also far easier to compact into tight spaces. When pea gravel is used around garden beds and planters, weed growth is greatly discourage. Winds and leaf blowers also won’t be able to dislodge it. Not only is it a low maintenance material, it is is also easy to walk over.
What to Think About Before You Buy: Since it is a comparatively lightweight material, it can be scattered by a high volume of foot traffic. Ask yourself: how much foot traffic do you expect?
Stone Delivery From Lehnhoff’s Landscaping
Thinking about your next landscaping project? Lehnhoff’s Landscaping offers professional and exceptional outdoor lighting, hardscaping, and landscaping year-round. We also offer dumpster rental, bulk material delivery, and drainage solutions. We serve Baltimore, Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Clarksville, Howard County, Ellicott City, Kingsville, Bowie, Pasadena, Towson, and many other areas throughout Maryland.