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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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18 Feb Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet

Recycled asphalt benefits the Earth and your wallet   Eco-Friendliness is everywhere, and for good reason.   Each year new innovations to reuse materials in a post-consumer way are staggering.  Over the past 15 years  Patuxent Materials, Inc has continued to seek ways to recycle post consumer...

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30 Apr Rain Tax, Rain Tax, go away! Why is Maryland making citizens foot the bill?

Has the recent mandated Maryland Rain Tax make you feel like a raining buckets of tears?       [caption id="attachment_339" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Rain Tax go Away! Those impervious surfaces, like your asphalt driveway, concrete pools and, of course, your roof, are all considered in this new...

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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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19 Jul Mobile Crushing- The Urban Quarry

As many of the nations older buildings become under disrepair, they are being demolished at an amazing rate to make way for new projects.  The best, and sometimes most economical way to recycle buildings that are made mostly of concrete, brick and cinder block, is...

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