Stone & Gravel
An Alternative to Mulch
When you’re looking for an alternative to mulch, gravel makes a great alternative. Available in a variety of sizes, gravel can add an elegant look as well as inhibit weed growth.
For gardens and other landscaping, Akron’s Finest Mulch also offers stone and stone pavers of varying sizes. Our stones are selected for uniformity and smoothness, making them ideal for walkways, patios and more.
Unsure of what you need? Contact us for assistance on selecting the right size and amount of stones. Need help planning your yard or garden? We offer landscaping services to help you achieve the look you want.
For paths and driveways, we also provide limestone gravel.
What gravel should I use for my driveway?
Crushed gravel is ideal for driveways, as it’s easy, affordable, compacts easily and prevents shifting and is easy to maintain.
How long will my gravel driveway last?
You gravel driveway should last 3-5 years on average, and if maintained regularly, can go as long as 10 years.
How do I maintain my gravel driveway?
Much depends on your driveway and how many slopes and curves it contains. You may need to add some stones to maintain smoothness based on drainage patterns.. Regularly herbicide treatments are a must to keep weeds from sprouting.
What kind of gravel is best for landscaping?
Round gravel is better suited to landscaping projects, as it allows water to drain easily.
After using landscaping and mulch services for decades at various residences, Akron's Finest Mulch, provided us with the greatest design expertise and quality/price combination which far exceeded any other company in the past. They made suggestions on hardscape, design and scope of the job that greatly enhanced our initial plans. They completed the job in an incredibly professional and expeditious manner. I'd highly recommend them. Unlike other landscapers, the owner actually responds to calls and texts and can be relied upon for exceedingly high customer satisfaction.Learn more
Use this calculator to quickly determine how much mulch you need for your project