Paving stones, how to choose the right type

When choosing the stone for garden paving, there are numerous options in terms of colour, pattern, texture and size. There are however, seven main type of stone to choose from, including sandstone, limestone, granite, marble, slate, quartzite and travertine. 

Stone has been formed over millions of years through different chemical and geological processes within the Earth’s crust and therefore each type has varying qualities and suitability. Understanding these various type of stones enables an informed decision to be made when paving your garden.

Read the full article courtesy of the Scunthorpe Telegraph.