Using Flagstone in Landscaping
Flagstones are one of the most used landscaping stones. You can use them for several purposes such as creating striking walkways and patios, as amazing and functional steps, and retaining walls. Other applications include building beautiful firepits or water features for your outdoor spaces.
Using flagstones as pathways bring in several benefits. These durable stones are perfect for creating permeable and non-slip walking surfaces. Plus, its natural look can jazz up your outdoor areas. Further, they can have ground cover grown in between the stones and are available in numerous colors.
For easy stepping stones select flagstones of 1 1/2 inches thick. Irregular-shaped flagstone is the best way to go for this application.
Flagstones are a favorite among homeowners for creating amazing patio designs. All it takes is to lay down the flagstone of your choice on a sand bed and then fill in the joints with gravel. Another option is to put the flagstone on concrete and then use mortar in the joints. For optimum results, you should hire professionals in the landscaping field.
The base for outdoor seating is made by stacking mortared flagstone to the desired height. Then, a smooth capstone to provide comfortable seating.
To control a slope, use at least flagstones of 8″ wide. Walls made out of flagstones are rich in texture and enhance the curb appeal of any home.
Incorporating flagstone to your landscaping design provides you with an excellent material to define the areas of your outdoor spaces and creates unique environments. But, before embarking on your next landscaping project, always ask for advice from local experts at landscape supply yards.
All Around Soil and Stone carries a variety of fine flagstones for all types of landscape improvement projects in Colorado. Please browse our website to find out which flagstones will best suit your landscaping project.
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