Payless Hardware & Rockery is the place to go for garden rocks and more in San Jose, CA. We stock a large variety of landscaping stones for all your needs. Whether you are looking for rock garden ideas or know exactly what type of landscaping rock you want, we have plenty to choose from at our facility. Our experienced staff can recommend a particular type of material for your project, or help you load your truck with something you’ve had your eye on for the yard.
Decorative rocks and more
We have many types of rocks for sale here at Payless Hardware & Rockery. View some of our most popular styles here, and be sure to reach out if you have any questions about costs, uses, pickup, or delivery.
CREEK BED COBBLES
1", 2"- 4", & 3" – 10"
An attractive landscaping feature, creek bed cobbles are larger rocks that are perfect for erosion control or decorative purposes. As their name suggests, they are often used in dry creeks, around ponds, and as a feature around trees, bushes, or plants. They are colorful and smooth.
3/4" & 1 1/2"
A sparkly stone known for its beauty, dolomite is the perfect stone to select to offset ornamental plants, or to draw attention to feature plantings. Light colored and not too large, this stone makes a great addition to any planted area, and is usually used because of its visual appeal.
3/4" & 1 1/2"
Those who prefer a more earthy tone in decorative rock will love this stone. Ginger rock is typically a gold color, and it is an absorbent stone that is ideal for landscaping. This lightweight gravel perfect with succulent plantings or in an area that has a tropical theme, but it has many different applications.
1/2" & 3/4"
Another gold-colored rock, this stone makes a versatile landscaping rock, and it comes in a range of shades. Use it to set off greenery, or to richen a plain planted area. It’s a very natural-looking stone that can be utilized in many landscape designs.
1/4" & 3/4"
Crushed granite is a popular material for patios and pathways, as it is beautiful and erosion-resistant. It is also often used with flagstone as a filler material for walkways or gathering spaces.
RED LAVA ROCK
3/8" – 3/4" & 1 1/2
Red lava rock is porous and offers a unique look. It is brick-colored and does not fade over time like mulch, making it a perfect material to use around plantings and trees. Also, unlike mulch, pests are not attracted to this material. Those looking for a vibrant landscape material will enjoy the look of this rock.
1/2" – 1" & 1" – 2"
People searching for an understated, yet beautiful landscaping stone will be drawn to the smooth, soothing look of Mexican pebbles. With their blue-grey hue they are a perfect compliment to water features and ponds, but they can be used in many different ways. They also look lovely in planters.
3/8" & 1/2"
This type of pebble provides a rich bunch of color, but in a natural range. You’ll find this material everywhere, as people love them for everything from container gardening to lawn replacement. They are also popular for fountains and water features.
1/4", 1/2", 3/4"
Quartz is a type of premium natural stone revered for its beauty. Low-maintenance and easy to place, this decorative rock is perfect for exterior areas you really want to highlight. The stone itself has a sparkle to it, which many people love.
SALMON BAY ROCK
From container gardens to driveways, salmon bay rock is used in many different applications. It has great color and is utilized in hardscape designs as well as for landscape bed material.
This material is smaller in diameter than most landscaping materials and is primarily used as a pathway, driveway, or patio-area material. Compacted properly it can be a very good choice for long-lasting appearance and durability.
Like Gold Fines, this material is compacted and used underfoot. It is suitable for athletic fields, parking areas, and many other similar applications where a sturdy material is needed.
Sand & Gravels
– base rock class II -3/4″concrete mix
– drain rock 3/4″ & 1 1/2″
– pea gravel
– granite 1/4″ x 10
– crushed granite 3/4″
– sand I or II
– fill sand
– concrete sand
Bark, Compost & Top Soils
– fir bark: medium, small, mini
– shredded redwood bark
– redwood compost (treated sawdust)
– planter mix
– mushroom compost
Landscaping design materials
Decorative rock, stones, and gravel can make a great addition to your exterior space. Choose from a wide range of different types of landscaping rock, and transform your yard today! Contact us for help, or with questions. Our goal is to provide you with the help you need.