Landscape boulders give a dramatic look to your Albuquerque home’s exterior. They come in a range of sizes, colors, and textures, and add a natural appeal to any outdoor project.
Natural Landscape Boulders
Boulders are a versatile landscaping material. They range in size from bowling ball size to nearly 20 tons. Boulders are available in vertical, flat, arching, and reclining shapes. In landscapes, they’re often surrounded by flowering plants, succulents, and other ground cover. Also, holes may be drilled in them for use as a water feature or fountain.
Landscape boulders are used for retaining walls, fireplaces, and outdoor kitchens, Each boulder is unique in color and shape. We recommend having them placed by a designer or contractor with plenty of field experience.
Landscape Boulders for All Your Design Needs
Choose landscape boulders that can be used to their maximum advantage. Factors to consider include:
- Keeping to scale. A professional can show you how to properly scale landscape boulders so they appear as though they were always there.
- Accessibility. A contractor experienced with building retaining walls and water features knows what it takes to get boulders into the backyard of an existing home. We highly recommend protecting your home’s driveways, pathways, and structures by hiring a professional. If you’re building new, have the boulders delivered before other landscape construction begins.
- Planting & nesting. We suggest talking to a professional designer about how to use and place landscape boulders. Common choices include plants placed at the edges of boulders to visually anchor them and using a Japanese method called nesting for patio edges and rock waterfalls.
Where to Purchase Boulders
To get the highest quality landscape boulders for your yard, seek out a boulder supplier who offers a wide range of high-quality stones at competitive prices. To get the best materials, talk to and buy your boulders from a stone supplier who has a large selection, has experience installing dimensional stone, and uses the most advanced stone cutting and processing equipment.
Rocky Mountain Stone has one of the most unique and complete selections of boulders in the New Mexico market. From smaller garden accents to multi-ton specimens, our team of highly trained professionals can show you how landscape boulders can be a spectacular outdoor asset at your Albuquerque home. Contact us today to learn more.