Maintaining Your Gravel Driveway
Keeping your gravel driveway in tip-top shape can sometimes take a back seat to other outdoor home improvement projects. However, without proper care and attention, a gravel driveway can soon be filled with potholes, have uneven gravel rock, and cause drainage issues. Allow Garrity Stone, Inc. of Indianapolis to give you a few tips for […]
How to Build a Summer Sandbox
Flowers are blooming in Indy, the warm weather has come to stay, and home improvement season is officially upon us! While your to-do list is likely full of projects, why not start by giving the kids a treat they’ll enjoy all summer? Bring a slice of beach fun home by building a custom-made sandbox.
Create a Gravel Garden
Don’t have the green thumb you need to cultivate lush flower beds? Perhaps you’re thinking, “Forget about lush. I’d settle for living.” A gravel garden is the simple solution to these rocky situations.
How to Construct a Striking Stone Fire Pit
Many of my favorite fall memories revolve around fire pits. Cooking s’mores, roasting brats (yes, many of the memories are food related), and chatting with family and friends underneath the stars are just a few of them. If you live in Indy, you don’t have to wait for your next camping trip to have a […]
Pathways Upgrade Outdoor Ambiance
If you want to transform your Indiana yard from mediocre to marvelous, building pathways is the perfect place to start. Outdoor paths create interest and structure in any lawn. People are naturally curious about where paths go. Whether you have a pathway that leads to a simple backyard bench or to a hidden-garden sanctuary, the […]
When you imagine a gravel road, you’re probably picturing a run-down road through the country—the type of road that’s hard on your car and unpleasantly dusty. It might be surprising to you, then, that gravel driveways are becoming more and more popular among homeowners. The rustic look of a gravel driveway can add to your […]
Protecting Your Riverbanks
Anyone who lives near a river knows how delightful it is to listen to the water flowing past your windows every day. However, river living can also be dangerous—heavy rains can bring floods and riverbanks can collapse. If your house is near a river, a retaining wall may be a wise investment.
DIY: How To Build A Backyard Fire Pit
If you are looking for a fun end-of-summer project to spice up your yard, why not build yourself a backyard fire pit? Not only does it act as a focal point for your landscape, it also adds new outdoor activities your family can enjoy such as roasting marshmallows or singing campfire songs. This DIY project […]
Gravel Fire Ring
Nothing says summer quite like the smell of marshmallows roasting over a bonfire. A fun gathering spot for cooler Indianapolis summer nights, a bonfire can be the perfect addition to your backyard. Using quality stone products from Garrity Stone, you can create a fireproof location for your bonfire. This tutorial will explain how to build […]