MOSES LAKE — There are a variety of options to choose from when deciding on ground cover in landscaping around one’s home. The decision often comes down to personal preference or price range, but each material provides a unique option for homeowners, whether it be rock, bark or composted soil.
Dave Jones is the owner of Basin Bark landscape supply company in Moses Lake and has been in the industry for 25-plus years. Jones said the most popular choice he’s seen recently is fractured basalt rock.
With a lower price point per square cubic yard, Jones said the basalt rock has been a popular choice for home owners and home builders. Builders like Hayden Homes have almost exclusively been using the basalt rock around new homes recently, he said.
“Rock keeps the weeds down…