Decorative stone is extremely versatile for uses around your home. It is a highly popular hardscape material and it is used for such diverse purposes as mulch, ground cover, driveways and filler around pools and patios. Experienced landscapers and gardeners know that using stones can retain moisture within the soil. These stones will also serve as a natural deterrent to weeds while maintaining optimum drainage. You’ll see many people using decorative stone for pathways or driveways because they are aesthetically pleasing to the eye and provides superb erosion control, something that will lower your budget over time. Decorative stones have any many uses are you can think of them.