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The benefits of using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives

The benefits of using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives When you are ready to change up the landscaping around your home or business, it is always wise to consider all of your options. Two of the more overlooked, yet some of the more versatile, landscaping components are sand and gravel. As far as landscaping alternatives go, sand and gravel are two of the best. Here are a few benefits of choosing sand and gravel for your next landscaping project: They make excellent bases For various installations in your garden like fountains or rock gardens, sand and gravel both make […]

Using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives

Using sand and gravel as landscaping alternatives When people think of landscaping, the first thing that comes to mind is greenery; lush ferns, bushes, and flowers placed strategically in an attempt to provide a home or business with an aesthetically-pleasing outdoor extension of said home or business. While greenery certainly plays a large role in landscaping, there are other options for those who are looking to add a unique aesthetic appeal to their landscape designs. Sand and gravel are two alternative materials that can be used when designing the landscape for your home or business. Because they are elegant, and […]

CRUSHED STONE AND SAND AND GRAVEL IN THE FIRST QUARTER 2016

An estimated 270 million metric tons (Mt) of crushed stone was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the first quarter of 2016, an increase of 21% compared with that of the same period of 2015. The estimated annual output produced for consumption in 2015 was 1.33 billion metric tons (Gt), an increase of 7% compared with that of 2014. The estimated U.S. output of construction sand and gravel produced and shipped for consumption in the first quarter of 2016 was 173 Mt, an increase of 10% compared with that of the same period of 2015. The […]