Sand & Gravel Landscape Materials

decorative-gravel | theyarddepot.comAmerican family uses a lot of water to maintain its landscape. In fact, during the summer months, 50% of total water use is expended on landscaping. Reducing water use without sacrificing an exciting landscape design using sand & gravel from The Yard Depot in Cypress TX can help you save money.

Decorative gravel can help you reduce the water used for your landscape design in Houston. Create the perfect balance of trees, shrubs, sand & gravel for a beautiful landscape layout of your front or back yard.

Bank Sand

~ Basic sand that has a yellowish color to it (unscreened).

Recommendation: Used as a fill material, or to build a base under concrete.

Masonry Sand

~ It is classified as a fine aggregate for masonry mortar, white in color.
~ It is washed and double screened to be a finer sand.

Recommendation: It can be used in mortar mix, bunker sand for golf courses, beach sand for sandboxes, volleyball courts, under vinyl swimming pool liners, and also as an option to level low spots on the lawn.

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Torpedo Sand

~ It is classified as a fine aggregate with size less than 3/8″.
~ Yellowish-Reddish in color.
~ It is washed and screened.

Recommendation: Mainly used in production of ready mixed concrete (NOT FOR MORTAR), dairy barn bedding, backfill pipe bedding, and also as a base for pavers or flagstone.

3/8″ Pea Gravel

~ It is classified as a coarse aggregate.
~ It is light in color, a blend of beige,tan, white, gray, & small amounts of black and red stones.
~ It is crushed, washed, and screened to a size around 3/8″.

~*size may vary from the picture*

Recommendation:  It may be used for backfill along foundations walls, concrete subgrade (requires no compactive effort), pipe bedding, dog runs, underneath golf course greens and in ready mixed concrete for exposed aggregate concrete, and also to plant cactus: 50% Pea Gravel- 50% Turf Mix.

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Septic Gravel  (1.5″ Rock)

~ 1/4″ to 2″, mostly 1.5″ in size.
~ For used in drainage or garden ponds.
~ Can be used as decorative aggregate, pathway grave.

~*size may vary from the picture*

Recommendation: For used as a backfill around underground storage tanks, and landscape decoration.

Bull Rock

~ 2″ to 6″, mostly 4″ in size,Brown in color.
~ For used in drainage or garden ponds.

~*size may vary from the picture*

Recommendation: Used in drainage, landscape decoration & garden ponds.

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Limestone Gravel

~ What we keep in stock is 1.5″ in size.
~ White color and has some powder residue.

Recommendation: It is great for building roads, driveways, walkways, or parking lots. It can also be used for landscape decoration.

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Rainbow Gravel

~ 1/4″ to 1″, mostly 5/8″ in size.
~ Multi color.

Recommendation: Main use- Decorative applications in concrete sidewalks and flowerbeds.

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Decomposed Granite Gravel

~ Drain water very well, Goldish-Brown color ( Copper).

~ High in trace minerals and environmental safe.

Recommendation:  May be used for hiking paths, walkways, tracks, driveways and base for pavers or flagstone patios.


Black Star Gravel

A crushed basalt gravel available in 5/8″ size with a dark grey look when dry, and very black look when wet.

Recommendation:  Can be used for walkways, fill in the gaps in between patio stones, and for water features.

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Crushed Concrete

It is a recycled aggregate
~ Dust to 1.5″ in size

~*size may vary from the picture*

Recommendation:  A good alternative to gravel as a drainage material in wet areas. it may be also used as a base for driveways and parking lots.

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