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Flagstone: Nature’s Most Durable Stepping Stone

With the huge variety of flagstones, you can demonstrate your individual taste and style. Learn how in this guide!

Landscape Boulders Guide: Enhance Your Yard with Natural Decorative Boulders

This guide will show you that landscape boulders are the essential element your outdoor space is missing.

Landscaping with Boulders, Episode 2

Watch episode 2 of our 5-part video series "Landscaping with Boulders" presented by owner Michelle McLeod.

A New Spin on Landscape Rock in Fullerton

Southwest Boulder's newest landscape rock and supply superstore goes vertical in Orange County!

Landscaping with Boulders, Episode 1

Watch episode 1 of our 5-part video series "Landscaping with Boulders" presented by owner Michelle McLeod.

Creative Landscape Activities for Kids

Landscaping can not only make your backyard look nice, it can provide a way for children to learn about nature and more.

DIY Gabion Basket Mailbox in 10 Easy Steps

In less than 10 easy steps, create your very own custom gabion basket mailbox. Read on to learn and get started!

Succulent Garden – Debra Lee Baldwin’s Expert Advice on Stone Selection

Debra Lee Baldwin shares her expert insight on the role rocks play in succulent garden designs in her new book!

Custom Stone Cutting Now Available at Southwest Boulder & Stone

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Riley Fritsch, stone fabricator and master artisan extraordinaire, to our team.

How to Make a Japanese Zen Garden in Southern California

Expert advice from Kohei Owatari, San Diego Home & Garden’s 2017 Garden of the Year Award Winner. Learn from the best!

7 Best Rocks for Your Succulent Garden

Experts share their secrets on the best landscape rock to use with succulents in outdoor gardens. Learn how to rock!

How to Build a Flagstone Patio

Build a flagstone patio to create a welcoming outdoor living space in your backyard. Here's how to DIY in 10 steps.

Glass Meets Stone in this Mosaic Rock Garden

See how this homeowner combines glass and rocks to diversify the space and add eye-catching points of interest.

Mosaic Rock Art in Southern California

Artist Cherrie La Porte has recently discovered a new medium for her mosaics – stone. See her beautiful work here!

5 Landscape Rock Projects to Transform Your Yard

We all want our outdoor spaces to impress, but you don’t need to go all-out to get great results. Read on to learn more!

Chula Vista Backyard Makeover with the Make-a-Wish Foundation

Southwest Boulder & Stone was proud to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help grant the wish of a local girl.

How to Install Artificial Grass

Artificial grass is a low-maintenance, attractive option for front or back yards. Here's how to do it yourself.

How to Install a Decomposed Granite Pathway

One of best ways to improve the look of your yard is a decomposed granite pathway. Find out how to do it here!

How to Build a Bocce Ball Court

Embrace this trendy backyard addition by installing your own Bocce Ball court. Add endless hours of fun to your home!

DIY Dry Creek Bed Installation in 7 Easy Steps

Dry creek beds are a great feature in any yard and can be attractive and functional while requiring little to no upkeep.

Create Your Own Custom Fire Pit

Imagine your friends and family gathered around a warm and beautiful fireplace that you made. Learn how here!

3 Most Popular Mulch Options for Your Yard

Mulch looks great, protects plants and conserves moisture. We’ve put this together to help you make the best choice!

Adding Landscape Boulders to Your Yard

Are you thinking about including rocks or boulders in your landscape? Here’s all the tips and tricks you need to know!

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