Category Archives: Natural Stone

What Are the New and Latest Brick Paver Patio Designs for 2018?

Spring landscaping season is just around the corner here at Lane’s Landscaping Supplies. And that means things like: Spring patio maintenance Setting a landscaping budget for your projects Putting down fresh mulch Opening your backyard pond It also means learning what the new and latest brick paver patio designs are for 2018. So without further ado, here’s some of what you can expect to find this year from selected interlocking paver companies Lane’s Landscaping Supplies proudly carries. Visit our catalogue to view our entire product selection. Permacon (all images from Permacon.ca) This year’s interlock paver collection from Permacon is all … Continue reading What Are the New and Latest Brick Paver Patio Designs for 2018?

The Difference Between Concrete & Clay Interlock Pavers (Infographic)

Clay or concrete interlock pavers. They’re essentially the same thing, right? Not quite. At Lane’s Landscaping Supplies, we favour concrete over clay because of its unique advantages and properties. What are they? Take a look at this infographic to find out. You can click it to open it in a new window.   We’re Southern Ontario’s concrete interlock brick experts Whether you need concrete pavers for your backyard walkway or driveway, Lane’s Landscaping Supplies has the best homeowner and contractor products for your project. We have a large selection of products in stock. We have the knowledge to answer all … Continue reading The Difference Between Concrete & Clay Interlock Pavers (Infographic)

Huge One Day Unilock Natural Stone Sale on Thu, July 21

What are you doing on Thursday, July 21? If you’re in the market for Unilock natural stone products, you should register to receive a special discount during a one day sale taking place at Lane’s Landscaping Supplies: 3500 Mavis Rd Mississauga, ON L5C 1T8 Unilock has overestimated their inventory. As a result, they need to get rid of extra stock ASAP. Which means the savings and selection gets passed along to you. Register now This special one day sale is available to all homeowners or contractors. Only those who register will be able to take advantage of these big savings. … Continue reading Huge One Day Unilock Natural Stone Sale on Thu, July 21

Check Out Our 2016 Interlock Product Lineup

The 2016 selection of interlocking pavers  from Canada’s best suppliers is now here at Lane’s Landscaping Supplies: Unilock Permacon Oaks Let’s meet them, shall we? Images courtesy of Unilock, Permacon & Oaks Concrete Products, respectively. Click on each image to view a larger version. Unilock   EnduraColor Last year’s exciting newcomers are back in 2016 and ready to impress with style and versatility. Artline Never has something so simple looked so stunning. The clean, sleek lines and shape of Artline pavers are designed to immediately stand out.   Bristol Valley In 2015, many homeowners used Bristol Valley stones instead of … Continue reading Check Out Our 2016 Interlock Product Lineup

Pattern Suggestions for Laying Down Unilock Concrete Products

A recent blog post about pattern suggestions for Oaks Concrete Products proved to be very popular. Not wanting to miss out on featuring another of our great suppliers, here are some laying patterns for Unilock products, a big part of this year’s Interlock Revolution. As always, we hope you’ll find some design inspiration for your outdoor landscaping. Each pattern link opens in a PDF as a new window. Brussels Block The low cost and aged, tumbled finish of the blocks makes it a one-of-a-kind paving stone that has similarities to aged cobblestone.Click for Brussels Block laying patterns. Thornbury Thornbury’s moderately textured surface along with … Continue reading Pattern Suggestions for Laying Down Unilock Concrete Products

Pattern Suggestions for Laying Down Oaks Concrete Products

A popular component of the Interlock Revolution are pavers from Oaks Concrete Products. And for good reason, too. Oaks Concrete Products are well known for: Allowing water to flow through joints to reduce erosion and sediment build-up A large selection of products available in earthy hues Stunning features like subtle beveled edges and reduced joint spacing Courtesy of Oaks Concrete Products, we’ve provided some homeowner laying pattern ideas for their most popular interlocking pavers products. Hopefully you’ll find inspiration in how you want your driveway, walkway or patio stone layout to look. Each pattern link opens as a PDF in a … Continue reading Pattern Suggestions for Laying Down Oaks Concrete Products

Natural Stone is Growing in Popularity. Why?

Each year there’s a landscaping trend which explodes in popularity. In 2013, it was about contrasting bright floral colours with dark, black fencing. 2014 was all about incorporating water elements into the backyard. This year’s hot landscaping trend is all about natural stone. Landscaping rocks, granite boulders or sandstone slabs, Mississauga homeowners are choosing to go natural with their stone selections. Here are some reasons why: Variety  With natural stone, there are many different options to choose from. For example: Black granite Sandstone landscapes Limestone tiles Paving stones and flagstone Interlocking patio stones And since natural stone is available in … Continue reading Natural Stone is Growing in Popularity. Why?

How to Choose a Stone Laying Pattern

Every outdoor landscaping project is done with the express purpose of making your space more beautiful and livable. Stone and brick laying is no different. Regardless of the project, be it a patio, driveway or walking path, the first thing to consider is what pattern is right for you and your property. The right stone pattern can augment the visual appeal of your property and raise the value of your home overall. The selection process In order to select the right stone laying pattern for your project there are a few simple questions you should ask yourself right out of the gate. 1. … Continue reading How to Choose a Stone Laying Pattern

I hear it all the time but I’m embarassed to ask – What’s a retaining wall?

If you are new to the world of home landscaping, you may be unfamiliar with the terms used to describe common features. However, even if you have no idea what a retaining wall is, you would likely recognize it if you saw one. Retaining walls have a number of potential benefits for you and the beauty of your home. With a little help and planning, you can even build your own retaining walls for your family’s enjoyment. What is a retaining wall? There is no need to feel like a naïve homeowner just because you are not an expert in … Continue reading I hear it all the time but I’m embarassed to ask – What’s a retaining wall?

The Newest Trends in Interlock

Most homeowners dream of incorporating interlocking stone into their property in some manner. Whether it’s for the entire driveway, a small walkway or the entire porch and patio, interlock is a classic, time-tested way to turn heads towards your yard, and has been trusted by homeowners and contractors for years as a great way to add a new appeal to any surface. And why not? The endless options for shape and style make it an attractive choice for anyone who’s decided to shake things up in the front yard, back yard or both. Like a snowflake, no two interlocking patterns … Continue reading The Newest Trends in Interlock