River Rock

Do you need a dark ground cover that offers more permanence than wood mulch? Do you have a lot of rain that requires good drainage in order to protect the soil?

$44.00 / cy*

River Rock Description

River Rock Decorative Aggregate Stone

Forest Commodities offers river rock decorative stone that is functional as well as beautiful. You can use these large smooth stones to direct drainage as well as provide a pretty border for your garden or pool area.

River Rock color and size

River rock color varies, blending in several appealing dark earth tones. They also vary in size with the larger stones measuring about 2” to smaller ones down to 3/4” in size. Large – 2″ in size down to 3⁄4″. Using mixed sizes fills-in gaps between larger stones.

* What is a cubic yard?

A cubic yard measures 3 ft. x 3 ft. x 3 ft. A cubic yard of mulch will cover a 10 ft. x 10 ft. area, 3 in. deep. (3 in. is the recommended depth for spreading mulch.) So a good rule of thumb is to calculate the square footage of the area to be covered with mulch and divide by 100. For example, imagine you have a front porch with a flower bed on each side. Each side measures 15 ft. x 10 ft. (150 sq. ft.). The total area to be covered is 150 + 150 = 300 sq. ft. To calculate the number of yards of mulch required, divide that by 100. So you need 3 yards of mulch.

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