The Benefits of Buying Stone Directly from a Quarry

When purchasing any commodity, it is important to always get the best value. The same is true when purchasing stones for your landscaping projects.

It may be possible to spend much less than you expected going directly to the source. Purchasing anything from a distributor adds unnecessary expense due to additional handling. The same is true when purchasing stones, boulders, and gravel for your landscaping projects directly from the quarry.

There are many different stones in color and shape; therefore, it is wise to go to the quarry yourself and pick the stones, boulders, and gravel you need for the project you have in mind. Since the workers at the quarry work with the stone every day, it is most likely they know exactly where to look for what you need. The workers there can take you to the stones you have in mind and then you will be in a position to choose the ones you prefer, rather than taking a chance with a near blind internet or phone order.


Natural stones are the best elements for your landscaping projects. Natural stone can be split or cut for you right there at the quarry to provide the right shapes and sizes for your project. Additionally, natural stone requires less maintenance, or no maintenance at all and you can be certain you are getting a durable and long-lasting groundcover or material for a stone fireplace, smoker, or outdoor oven.


In case you want to decorate your garden and not spend too much, consider gardening with stones. What many call “Xeriscaping” is the art of using natural stones and other material to eliminate or reduce the need for water or irrigation. This concept is widely promoted in areas where there is a lack of fresh water. However, it has caught on in many other areas as well, mainly due to its low maintenance, yet still reserves fresh water for human consumption.

Xeriscaping can be a suitable alternative to traditional gardens. It may sound confusing, but there are many beautiful stones at the quarry to build a low-maintenance rock garden. In addition, it a less expensive method to decorate your garden and make it look more attractive, with less maintenance.


When you visit a quarry, you will more than likely find as many stones as you need to complete your project. This will give you a chance to come up with what you are looking for, for your home garden. Going directly to the quarry yourself allows you to mix and match stones by color and pattern, with a side benefit of eliminating the middleman to save big money.

Posted on behalf of:
Alliance Stone
5420 Campground Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
(404) 759-0617