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By Suetta Stipati
Tri State Materials 

Use boulders in home landscape projects for dramatic impact


Last updated 8/16/2018 at 3:20am


A boulder must be lifted with heavy equipment onto a heavy-duty flatbed or dump truck before being set into its final position.

Boulders create a dramatic impact in any landscape. They can be used functionally to divert foot and vehicle traffic or simply as the focal point in gardens or waterfalls. A boulder is a large rock or stone, rounded or angular, found on the surface or in the soil. They are available in many different sizes and are usually very big. Boulders can be anywhere from the size of basketball to the size of a car.

So, what is a boulder? Most boulders are made up of granite or quartzite but are not limited to these materials. Their size and look distinguish them from other landscape products. There...

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