Crushed Granite Landscaping IDEAS
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Crushed Granite Landscaping IDEAS

Crushed granite adds a rustic, natural look to your landscape.

When it comes to paving materials for landscaping applications, there’s just something charmingly rustic about the look and sound of gravel underfoot. But with so many types of gravel and crushed stone to choose from, it can be tough to know which option to use for your yard. Crushed granite is an attractive material that can be used in variety of ways around your landscape. When you’re thinking of using it for your yard, though, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of its basic characteristics so you’ll know if it’s the right choice for your landscape.


Like other crushed stones and gravel, crushed granite is a budget-friendly landscaping or paving materials, so it’s ideal for projects that cover a large area. It also has a soft, natural look that fits a casual landscape well, and is easy to install as a do-it-yourself project. Since it’s not a solid surface, crushed granite also drains extremely well so you don’t have to worry about puddles in your yard and it’s easy to remove if you decide to add a new flower bed or garden feature. While it is most commonly found in a dark charcoal gray, you can also find it in earthy tan or brown shades that blend well with a natural landscape. Crushed granite makes a distinctive crunching sound underfoot as well, which sets a rustic mood for any garden or landscape.