Five Reasons Landscape Lighting is Worth It

August 17, 2022
· Lighting Creates Beautiful Outdoor Appeal
· Outdoor Lighting Adds Safety
· For Best Installation Results, RSSY offers a complete line of 12 Volt equipment.
· Landscape Lighting is an investment in your home
· Be the Envy of Your Friends and Neighbors.
 
Landscape lighting has become increasingly popular in Northern VA in recent years, and for good reason. Lighting can give your home that “Wow” factor that everyone craves. Outdoor lighting gives your home a “cared-for” impression and makes your home’s exterior feel warm and inviting any time of the year.
 
Please call us (703) 339-8095 to speak to one of our lighting professionals and visit our page for addition details.
 

Where We Deliver Our Stone Products in Northern Virginia

August 8, 2022
Many of our customers ask where do you deliver in Northern VA. Please click on the Service/Delivery Area Page.
 
If you do not see your location listed, please call us (703) 339-8095 to determine if we can serve you. At Rock Stone and Sand Yard (RSSY) 9824 Richmond Highway and 10133 Giles Run Road locations, we provide builders, landscape contractors and homeowners throughout Fairfax, Springfield, Falls Church, Arlington, Oakton, Vienna, McLean, Burke, Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Lorton, Clifton, and Woodbridge with an amazing selection of:
  • Top grade sand
  • Top grade Top Soil, Compost, Mulch
  • Gravel
  • Hardscapes
  • Landscape supplies including hardscape interlocking pavers
  • Landscape wall systems
  • Lighting Systems
  • De-Icing Salt

The Right Gravel for Your Drainage or Decorative Landscaping

July 27, 2022
RSSY inventories crushed stone, stone dust, bluestone, pea gravel, wash gravel, river rounds, and washed gravels that are available in a full range of colors and sizes for drainage or decorative landscaping. From topdressing, to erosion prevention, to proper drainage construction, we have all the raw materials your landscape projects require. RSSY carries several different types of decorative aggregates. Ranging from 3/8″ up to 8″ size, these aggregates have many uses including driveways, pathways, groundcover, and water features.
 
Stop by the yard today and pick out the right gravel for your job. Call (703) 339-8095 for pricing and details. You can visit our website for additional information and images.
 
 

Ideas to Cool Your Patio This Summer

July 22, 2022
Patios are the perfect backyard spot to enjoy the warm weather or eat outside with family and friends. But this extreme summer heat can make even the nicest patio seem unwelcome. RSSY has some ideas to cool your outdoor living areas by creating your own outdoor cooling system using the below strategies:
 
• Install a water feature or pool
• Use patio umbrellas
• Install a patio system
• Install a pergola
• Use a retractable screen
• Build an outdoor bar
• Install fans
• Utilize a retractable awning
 
Our staff is ready to show you what RSSY has to offer to help cool down your outdoor living areas. Call (703) 339-8095 or stop by today and visit the yard.
 

Mulches, Soil, Compost, and Blends for Your Garden Beds

July 14, 2022
It is time to replenish your Mulch on your flower beds. Mulch keeps weeds at bay and protects your plants’ roots. It also shields the soil, keeping it moist and preventing it from washing away. A fresh layer of mulch can also unify and enhance the beauty of your flower beds.
 
RSSY has an amazing inventory of raw and organic materials for your landscape and building projects. We also offer a variety of quality topsoil, mulch, compost, blends and straw for commercial and residential landscaping and gardening.
 
Our RSSY Blends (70% hardwood fines and 30% Bloom DC Water’s Class A exceptional biosolids product) is a great alternative to compost, providing organic matter as well as nutrients to stimulate improved plant growth of all kinds including turf, flowers, trees, and vegetable gardens. Call us today (703) 339-8095 or check out our website for more information.
 

 

 

Did You Enjoy a Great Cookout for July 4th in Your Yard?

July 5, 2022
July 4th fun is over. Did your family and friends enjoy a great cook-out in your yard with plenty of patio seating room and outdoor cooking appliances? If the answer is no, then time to visit the Yard and prepare for July 2023. Rock Stone and Sand Yard (RSSY) still has a great inventory of hardscapes, outdoor living appliances, lighting and much more to see. Call (703) 339-8095 and ask to speak to one of our experienced sales representatives today to make an appointment.
 
Thank you for your business and look forward to seeing you soon.
 

Ready to Serve Your Landscaping and Hardscaping Needs

June 27, 2022

RSSY Rock Stone and Sand Yard is closed July 2, 3, and 4 for the July 4th weekend holiday. We are ready to serve your landscaping and hardscaping needs on July 5th. Our RSSY sales representatives are ready to show you our large inventory of dimensional and irregular flagstone. A flagstone path safely guides you into a house, while a patio or walkway path entices you outdoors, into a front or back yard. Flagstone adds permanence, strength, and durability to a landscape along with creating a natural hardscape element to an area that otherwise might just include plants. Please call (703) 339-8095 or visit our website pages for Irregular and Dimensional Flagstone.

Is Your Outdoor Living Area Ready for the Summer?

June 21, 2022

Summer arrives today – is your outdoor living area ready for Summer fun? If not, time to call (RSSY) Rock, Stone and Sand Yard at (703) 339-8095 and speak with one of our experienced sales representatives. The Yard has all the landscape and hardscape materials necessary to build the outdoor living area of your dreams. Please check out our website for some ideas to build the best outdoor living space that is comfortable, functional, and stylish all year long in Northern VA for your family and friends.

Check Out Our Aggregate and Natural Stone Colors at the Yard!

June 13, 2022

Aggregate and Natural Stone color, texture, size and shape vary from the manufacturer over time. Aggregate and Natural Stone colors you see on the website may not represent the aggregate colors in the bins. We highly recommend you travel to the Yard to view the material. This is especially true if adding to an existing landscape or hardscape. Thank you for your business and we look forward to helping you at the Yard.

Create a Custom Outdoor Space with Our Fire Pits and Outdoor Kitchen Products!

June 10, 2022

Contact Rock Stone and Sand Yard (RSSY) today to create a custom outdoor space in your backyard, your way. We sell outdoor fire pits that are just right for marshmallow roasting, outdoor kitchens that make cookouts a breeze, and pavers and wall units where everyone can have a seat. When working with RSSY representatives, we can provide you with ideas and features you will not find on a shelf or in a catalog. Hardscapes, including concrete patios, built-in outdoor kitchens, fire pits or outdoor fireplaces, and seating walls, not only make outdoor entertaining easier, but they can also make your Northern VA home look more attractive when our experts help you find the layouts, materials, and custom features to blend with your landscapes and add value to your home. Call us today for more details (703) 339-8095.