Women in Construction Week celebrates women in the construction industry and the contributions they make. We’re celebrating by learning more about the women who work at Washington Rock and how they contribute to our business. They describe their roles and their interests in their own words.…Continued
In a city known for skyscrapers and tiny apartments, Diana Sanzone’s Brooklyn backyard is a rare treasure. But Diana couldn’t enjoy the muddy yard in her motorized wheelchair.
Her landscaper, Daniel S. Burnstein, wanted to create a natural-looking, affordable surface so that Diana could enjoy her yard once again. Gravel was his material of choice. But one thing had Daniel stumped: how could he ensure that the gravel surface was wheelchair accessible?
Daniel turned to Washington Rock Quarries for advice. With the help of industry experts, Washington Rock made a guide for creating a wheelchair-accessible gravel surface. Then we teamed up with Daniel and Vermont-based gravel supplier North East Materials Group to adapt those guidelines to Diana’s yard.…Continued
Tucked away in the woods of Graham is a sprawling garden from the pages of a storybook. Swaths of flowers border a lawn that flows in different directions. Each garden bed is flush with hundreds of plants: fluffy peonies here, yellow clusters of ranunculus there, colonies of hosta winding like a forest stream. The colors and forms are endless.…Continued
American Lake Veterans Golf Course wants veterans to forget. Forget the burdens they carry. Forget their pains or disabilities. Forget they have to do anything but play golf.…Continued
Climbing one of the sail mounds at Dune Peninsula is like ascending a pyramid.…Continued
Washington Rock Quarries regularly blogs about causes and businesses that use our rock, sand, or soil products. As part of Give Big Day in May, we are featuring A Soft Place to Land, owned and operated by Jasmine Fletcher Glaze. For questions about wild animals or animal rehabilitation, please see the A Soft Place to Land Facebook page for contact info.…Continued
Members of the Oregon and Western Washington chapters of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) banded together with volunteers of American Lake Veterans Golf Course for a special cause: tackling the spring to-do list.…Continued
Each boulder is the size of an SUV and weighs between 18,000 and 32,000 pounds.…Continued
As the quarterback’s cleats pull away from the turf, a microscopic splash of black granules and sand follow him.
Washington Rock has sent rock to some of the coolest parks in the Puget Sound. Here are 5 of The Rock’s favorites.