Stone & Gravel

30 Apr Using stones for garden art

Stones used in the garden as art can have special meanings.  There are several trends happening all over the world, which include natural stone and gravel materials being used to make labyrinths and cairns, which can be found throughout the world, but are becoming more...

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10 Mar Garden Trends of 2014, expanding your outdoor habitat with sustainable materials

Purposeful gardens — habitat, edible and sustainable — have been on the rise and 2014 promises more of the same.   When selecting materials for your garden or outdoor space, remember, one of the most important rules is “less is more.” Choose one or two hard...

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18 Feb Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County

Patuxent Companies celebrates over a quarter century in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It started back in 1987, with a few used dump trucks and a dream (Flickr photos here). Patuxent Materials, Inc. started with a small construction aggregate re-sale yard and associated hauling operation has grown...

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19 Jul Patuxent Materials, Inc helps with Summertime landscaping: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!

                      [caption id="attachment_306" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Mulching vegetable gardens help to keep moisture in and keep the weeds out!"][/caption]         Patuxent Materials, Inc can help with summertime landscaping in one word: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!   The dog days of summer bring scorching temperatures which can lead to plant and...

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08 May How to install a rain garden and why it is important to the waterways.

Have you thought about adding a rain garden to your yard or community, but weren't sure what they do or how to install one?   Patuxent Materials has delivered materials to many Anne Arundel County area contractors and residents for the installation of rain gardens,...

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03 Apr Hey DIY-ers…Want to do a paver patio? Here's help 101!

Okay all you DIY-ers, you think endlessly of projects you can do around the house and yard, but you also want to save money.   And that new patio you've been dreaming about is something you think you can handle on your own.  Well,  I...

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02 Apr Spring has Sprung in Maryland!

Spring has Sprung and after the much needed mild Winter in Maryland this year, we are all happy to see the flowers blooming, the Osprey returning and the construction businesses picking up speed.  Patuxent Materials' Crofton Retail yard will be a great place to start,...

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02 Feb Mild Maryland Winter, Good for business?

[caption id="attachment_171" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Dave Granlund's cartoonist rendition for Mild Winter 2011-2012"][/caption]   Maryland has been lucky this winter and so far has missed out on major snow storms hitting the area.  But, is all this mild weather good for business?    Well, it depends on who...

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17 Nov Autumn & Winter Gardening in Maryland

Gardening in the colder months may not hold the same appeal that it does in the spring or early summer, but there are a variety of options to make your garden look great in this unconventional season. Did you know that autumn is the best time...

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17 Nov Selecting the Right Stone for Your Driveway

Driveways are one of the first things a visitor sees when they come to your home, and therefore they can make or break a home’s curb appeal. Many homes have driveways that are made of asphalt or concrete surfaces, which in reality may be practical,...

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