Gardening and Landscaping

When it comes to landscaping, the possibilities are endless. From lush gardens to tranquil water features, there are countless ways to enhance the beauty and functionality of outdoor spaces. One versatile element that can add a touch of natural charm and visual interest to any landscape is faux rocks. These lightweight and durable alternatives to real stone offer endless creative potential for transforming your outdoor environment. In this blog post, we'll explore some imaginative and innovative ways to use faux rocks in your landscaping projects, inspiring you to unleash your creativity and elevate your outdoor space to new heights. 1. Create...

We welcome aboard our newest Faux Rock Dealer! Are you building a new home, renovating or enhancing your outdoor living space?  At West Shore Stone and Brick between Ripley & Kincardine, you’ll not only find a huge selection of brick and stone and other specialty building and landscaping materials, you’ll also find knowledgeable and respected people ready to provide exceptional service.  For more information check out their website: lhttps://www.westshorestoneandbrick.com...

DeGroot’s Nurseries was started in 1957 by John DeGroot Sr. who, with his wife, raised 11 children. Today, DeGroot’s Nurseries is a full operating greenhouse that strives to create beautiful gardens and yards. They offer landscape services, as well as high-quality plants and garden supplies, garden care, and a gift shop full of beautiful products. DeGroot's Nurseries are proud to serve Sarnia-Lambton and surrounding areas, striving to offer our customers the best customer service, quality, and garden beauty. For more information check out their website: https://degroots.ca...

We welcome aboard our newest Faux Rock dealer! Regal Florist and Garden Centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s largest garden centre. Come enjoy a destination shopping experience in our 8000 square foot tropical showroom, where it feels like summer all year long. Get inspired by our beautiful selection of home décor, garden décor, statuary, patio furniture, fountains, seasonal plants, pots and tropical plants. For more information check out their website: https://www.regalflorist.ca  ...

  [caption id="attachment_1690" align="alignnone" width="300"] We welcome aboard our newest Faux Rock dealer located in London, ON. A&M Garden Centre has been a family owned and operated business since 1954. This garden centre has everything you need for all your indoor and outdoor decorating needs. We look forward to working with them! Make sure to check out their website www.amgardencentre.ca[/caption]...

Are you installing your own window well? To maximize gravel and drainage at the base of the well we recommend the following: - For small window wells (less than 50" width), put 4" of drainage stone in the bottom of the well. - Once you get beyond 56" width we recommend 8"-10" of drainage below so the window well is sitting on the drainage as well as fastened to the wall. We also recommend putting 12" of drainage behind the window well so the backfill material isn't settling against it.  [caption id="attachment_1343" align="alignnone" width="225"] recommended use of gravel to maximize drainage[/caption] ...

A picture is worth a 1000 words! This drawing helps to explain the step up step out Modern Square Window Well system. The possibilities are endless with this modern square window well. Designed to fit any size window, widths and projections vary to accommodate every window imaginable Example: A customer inquires saying that they need 42" wide and 6ft high window well. With a height of 6ft this would be a difficult well to escape out of in case of an emergency, and it wouldn't allow much natural light in. The step up step out system to alleviate both concerns.  Starting with the building...