Rock Gardens: Find the Best Stone for Your Rock Garden

Before you landscape with rocks, it pays to learn where your stones come from and how they were gathered.

“Make your microcosm match the macrocosm,” advises Mosko. “Cobblestones are delightful in medieval European villages, but they wouldn’t look very good in the desert Southwest.” Marpa and Associates sources stone from within the state whenever possible to minimize handling and transportation.
Photography By Martin Mosko and Axle Noden