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Stone suppliers give samples?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by gogetter, Apr 19, 2003.

  1. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    I primarily just do maintenance. But a customer has asked me to layout a bed around some evergreen shrubs in her front yard and install decorative stone in the bed.

    She tried to describe a stone that she saw somewhere once, but I'm not familiar enough with stone to know what she's referring to.

    My question is, if I go to a supplier with a rough idea of what she wants, will they give me a few samples of stones that fit her description that I can take to her?

    Is that out of the ordinary, or standard practice?

  2. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    I am sure they will.I do it all the time....same thing goes for mulch.

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