Decorative Stone Chippings & Gravel
Decorative stone and gravel chippings are a versatile landscaping material that can be used in many ways around the home. They are also available in many different colours and sizes. This allows you to add colourful decoration to your garden borders, plant pots or many other areas around the home. The most popular choice is when using decorative stone chippings to have them laid on a driveway, path or patio to make a hard surface to drive a car or walk on. Not only can they be practical but stone chippings is a very environmentally friendly surface because they allow the water to drain away through the surface.
Below you can browse the large range of stone chippings sold on Amazon and at Wickes. large pebbles, decorative aggregates, colourful gravels, and rockery stone are all available to buy.
We have 24 different types of loose stone chippings to buy online in either small 20-25 kg easy lift and handle bags or buy 900 kg – 1 tonne bulk bags. You can choose from a large range of sizes of stone. Sizes range from small 3mm to over 40mm sized chippings. And best of all, you can save up to 25% off high street prices.
How to use decorative stone chippings and gravel
There are many ways that you can use decorative stone chippings and with a variety of sizes, colours and textures the design possibilities are endless. Laying decorative stone gravel on a driveway, path or patio can be a cost-effective way to cover a large or small area compared to prices for laying paving slabs, tarmacadam, concrete or block paving.
Ideal for any garden project. Especially in small garden tubs and borders to add colour or to hide soil on borders. A very popular use for decorative chippings is with Alpine gardens. This is where small, slow-growing hardy plants are grown in among the stone chippings and gravel. You can also buy chippings made from recycled glass in a variety of colours if you are looking for very bright, bold colours of chippings and gravel.
Always lay stone gravel chippings onto a weed and ground protection fabric. This will not only stop the weeds from growing up into the loose stone but also stops the stone chippings from dispersing into the soil over time. It also helps if you want to collect up the chippings at a later date.
We have an article on how to lay stepping stones on gravel and stone chippings here
Names of decorative stone chippings and gravel types.
We have listed the full names and colours of all the stone chippings that are available to order for your landscaping projects below. You can buy aggregates from online retailers like Simply Paving and Builders Supplies Online or from Wickes, Homebase, Jewson’s and many other DIY outlets. Typical kinds of stone used in the chippings are limestone, granite and sandstone.
Harvest Gold. Golden Gravel. Mellow Cotswold. Derbyshire Grey. Lakeland Blue. Celtic Plum. Weathered Flint. Weathered Red. Trent Pink. Silver Granite. Forest Green. Swithland Green. Nordic Spar. Canterbury Spar. Driveway brindle mix and Multimix.
Decorative landscaping pebbles
20 – 30mm in size with various colours but also available to buy up to 100mm in size.
Ideal for garden borders, landscaping projects and water features around ponds.
Delivered in small bags for easy lifting.
If you want to view the full range of different coloured stone chippings and loose stone aggregates, including the sizes and colours of the stone you see them here