It’s not surprising that stone is a popular choice for landscaping and outdoor decor. A organic element, stone blends naturally into outdoor settings while offer a strong, durable material that requires very little maintenance and upkeep! You can choose to use natural stone or a more budget friendly faux stone veneer; either way, the opportunities are endless. Here are some fantastic ideas for incorporating stone into your outdoor landscaping plan.

1. Create a backdrop for the water feature you have always wanted!

14C – Sydney Yellow Rough Break from ERTHCoverings, Image Courtesy of: Land Effects Landscaping

14C – Sydney Yellow Rough Break from ERTHCoverings, Image Courtesy of: Land Effects Landscaping

 

2. Building a feature wall in your backyard is a perfect way to add privacy and create a completed space. Your neighbor will be envious.

18F - Springwood Black 3D from ERTHCoverings

18F – Springwood Black 3D from ERTHCoverings

 

3. Stone is a natural choice for stunning outdoor buildings like this poolside cabana.

24N – Outback Brown Ledgestone by ERTHCoverings

24N – Outback Brown Ledgestone by ERTHCoverings

4. Outdoor kitchens are a must if you spend any amount of time entertaining outdoors in the summer. Choosing stone over traditional cabinetry means less worry about root, mold and water damage!

14N – Sydney Yellow Ledgestone by ERTHCoverings,  Image Courtesy of: Goodfella Stone

14N – Sydney Yellow Ledgestone by ERTHCoverings,
Image Courtesy of: Goodfella Stone

5. A fireplace feature is both stylish and functional, adding warmth and light to your outdoor living area, allowing you and your guests to enjoy it later into the evening.

70SPF – Durango Splitface by ERTHCoverings

70SPF – Durango Splitface by ERTHCoverings

6. Finishing touches can completely transform a space, inside or outside. You can use stone for finishing touches like planter boxes and pots – or use stone to accent columns and pillars.

80SPF – Amarillo Splitface by ERTHCoverings

80SPF – Amarillo Splitface by ERTHCoverings

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